Do parties in tribunal disputes have to turn up to case management discussions or can representatives go in their place?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 5 January 2010 We would like to issue an update to our answer to this question last month. The Office of the Industrial Tribunal and Fair Employment Tribunal does require parties (namely claimants, respondents and their representatives) to attend case management discussions in person. The Tribunal requires parties to attend for a number of reasons including the claimant and respondent becoming familiar with the Tribunal proceedings, being able to input into any discussion over legal and factual issues, which are agreed at case management discussions and also, in appropriate circumstances, to address settlement. Back to Q&A's This article is correct at 02/09/2015
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