Employment Tribunal Remedies & Fees Update 2017
A timely update on remedies & fees from Benjamin Gray, the General Editor of the Employment Tribunal Remedies Handbook.
Recorded 19 September 2017.
Ben updates listeners on the changes to remedies available in the ET and the relevant caselaw, including the recent Court of Appeal case in De Souza which confirms that the Simmons v Castle uplift should be applied to awards for injury to feelings in the ET.
He also talks about the new guidelines for calculating pension loss (published in August) and of course, the implications of the Supreme Court decision in R (on the application of UNISON) v Lord Chancellor  UKSC 51 which ruled that Tribunal fees are unlawful.
Benjamin Gray of Littleton Chambers is the General Editor of the Employment Tribunal Remedies Handbook. He is an experienced junior barrister with a practice encompassing employment, commercial, insolvency and public law. He has a busy practice with a significant amount of time doing advocacy in Courts and Tribunals.
He is experienced and good at conducting short-notice and complex advocacy, including in injunction proceedings and through duty schemes such as ELIPS and ELAAS. His experience ranges from high-value commodities arbitration through Judicial Review to complex whistleblowing and discrimination cases.
Benjamin was appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown in February 2017.
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