Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 162 (Sep)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal
Judge:

Recorder Underhill QC, Mrs J Matthias and Mrs L Tinsley

Representation Richard Hacker QC (instructed by Berwin Leighton Paisner) for the employers.
  Andrew Clarke QC (instructed by Elborne Mitchell) for the employees.
Judgment Dates: 10 September 2002

Catchwords

Employment tribunal - Procedure - Hearing - Preliminary hearing - Appeal pending against interlocutory decision - Appeal listed after preliminary hearing - Whether preliminary hearing to be adjourned.

The Case

Where a preliminary hearing was listed before an appeal against an interlocutory decision, and the outcome of the appeal would have a substantial bearing on the preliminary hearing, it was held that in the circumstances the preliminary hearing should be adjourned until after the appeal had been heard.

Practice Areas

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