Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 08 (Sep)
Neutral Citation: UKEAT/0111/12
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Shanks J

Representation David Stephenson (instructed by Lambeth Law Centre) for the claimant.
  The authority did not appear and was not represented.
Judgment Dates: 24 August 2012


Employment Tribunal - Procedure - Decision - Claimant bringing proceedings against authority - Claimant applying unsuccessfully to amend claim - Employment tribunal holding application raising new causes of action to be dealt with by issuing new claim - Claimant appealing - Whether tribunal erring.

The Case

Employment Tribunal Procedure. The Employment Appeal Tribunal, in allowing the claimant's appeal against the rejection of her application to amend her claim, held that the tribunal had fallen into error in failing to see that the amendment proposed had been substantial and arguable.

Practice Areas

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