Litigants in person in employment tribunals

In this 23-minute video Cyril Adjei and Sarah Keogh offer practical advice on dealing with litigants in person at employment tribunals.

Topics include:

  • Your overriding duty to the court
  • Making initial contact with a litigant in person
  • Communicating with a litigant in person
  • Giving costs warnings
  • Engaging in without prejudice discussions
  • Best practice for the final hearing
  • Changes in procedure
  • Recalling of witnesses
  • Closing submissions
  • Settlement discussions
  • Costs considerations
  • Where to find further guidance

Case reference:

  • Growcott v Glaze Auto Parts Ltd UKEAT/0419/11

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Date:Published Monday 08 May 2017
Duration:0.5 hours
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Cyril Adjei

Old Square Chambers

Sarah Keogh

Old Square Chambers

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