Leicester City Council v Patel [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 109
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Procedure; Claim Forms

The claimant was dismissed in December 2019 and in March 2020 she went through the early conciliation process receiving a certificate naming the respondent as ‘Leicester City Council’. However, when she presented her claim using the ET1 form she referred to the respondent as ‘Leicestershire City Council’. It should be noted that the details of the claim did correctly refer to the respondent.

The claim was rejected under Schedule 1, Paragraph 12(1)(f) of the 2013 Regulations on the basis that the prospective respondent on the certificate as not the same as that within the ET1 form. The claimant applied for reconsideration of the decision to reject the claim. She argued that it would not be

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This article is correct at 25/08/2022

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