Phipps v Priory Education Services Ltd [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 129
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Policies and Procedures, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Strike Out; Tribunal Procedure

The claimant brought a series of claims against the respondent.  She had been dismissed and subsequently brought claims for unfair dismissal, age discrimination, harassment and victimisation.  The issue for the EAT here was in relation to Tribunal procedure leading to a strike out. 

The claimant instructed a firm of solicitors who submitted the claim on the claimant’s behalf.  The Employment Tribunal sent all correspondence relating to the case to the solicitor and not to the claimant.  The correspondence was not acted upon leading to the case being struck out on the grounds of non-compliance with existing orders and that the claimant was not actively pursuing the

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This article is correct at 16/11/2022

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