Posted by Gemma Ospedale, Partner
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Judicial review of fees fails
In R (on the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor, the High Court has rejected the judicial review challenge brought by Unison to the introduction of Employment Tribunal and EAT fees. The Court was not convinced by the evidence to date and preferred a “wait and see” approach. It did not rule out Unison applying for a further review in future, given the Lord Chancellor’s public statement that the existing claim was premature. Unison is likely to appeal.
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