Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 442 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 1218
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Lord Phillips MR, Pill and Mummery LLJ

Representation The claimant appeared in person.
  Sarah Moore (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) as advocate of the court.
  Philip Sales (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Lord Chancellor's Department, as interested party.
Judgment Dates: 30 October 2002


Natural justice - Judge - Bias - Employment appeal tribunal - Part time judge of Employment Appeal Tribunal appearing as advocate before tribunal chaired by different judge sitting with lay members - Lay members having previously sat with part time judge - Whether real possibility of bias existing - European Convention on Human Rights, art 6(1).

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