What documents are discoverable in employment tribunal proceedings?

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 11 October 2016
Employment Team at Tughans
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I am an HR manager and our company has received a Notice for Discovery as part of industrial tribunal proceedings from an ex-employee. I have gathered all information relating to the claim, which also includes some of my own personal notes, as well as emails between another manager and me, regarding the employee concerned. These documents have never been seen by anyone else and I believe that they might have a negative impact on our defence. Do I have to disclose these to the Claimant?

On the face of it, I think it is likely that these documents will be discoverable.  Discovery obligations upon the parties in tribunal proceedings are very wide.  The obligation will cover all

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