Guardian News and Media Ltd v Rozanov [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 12
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Human Rights, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Human Rights; Access to Documents

The issue involved the applicant, a well-known media organisation, which sought copies of skeleton arguments, witness statements and other documents involved in an Employment Tribunal hearing.  The Tribunal proceedings this case relates to centre upon protected disclosures made by an employee in the banking industry.   An anonymity order had been made in that hearing.  Subsequently the reporter asked for copy documents (some four months after the hearing had ended).  

The argument by the reporter was a legitimate public interest that the bank may have colluded with politically involved individuals to breach money laundering regulations.   The bank,

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This article is correct at 07/04/2022

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