Colin Leckey comments in Legal Week on the Supreme Court ruling on unlawful tribunal fees
27 July 2017
Colin Leckey comments in an article in Legal Week which discusses the implications of the Supreme Court ruling on unlawful tribunal fees and the prospect that 'retrospective' cases could soar.
Employment Tribunal fees ruled unlawful by Supreme Court26 July 2017
The Supreme Court (“SC”) has unanimously ruled that the legislation requiring fees to be paid for bringing Employment Tribunal (“ET”) claims is unlawful and should be quashed. In one of the most remarkable employment law judgments of recent times, the SC held that ET fees interfere unjustifiably with the right of access to justice and discriminate unlawfully against women.