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What is judicial mediation?

Judicial mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution. It is offered by the employment tribunal in cases which... Read more

What is ACAS Early Conciliation?

In the majority of cases, before bringing a complaint to an employment tribunal, the claimant must first contact ACAS... Read more

Can I claim my legal expenses in an employment tribunal case?

Legal costs are not automatically awarded by the tribunal to either party following a case. However, the employment... Read more

What will happen if my case is adjourned by the employment tribunal?

The court system is under pressure of resources. If you case is adjourned it will be heard at a later date which will be... Read more

How do I prepare my case for a Preliminary Hearing in the employment tribunal?

It is important to make sure that you understand why your case has been listed for a preliminary hearing. This will most... Read more

How do I prepare my case for a final hearing in the employment tribunal?

The court or tribunal will issue case management orders to assist in the preparation of your case for hearing. These... Read more

Who hears a case in the employment tribunal?

Your case will usually be heard either by a single specialist employment judge sitting alone or by a panel of three... Read more

How long does an employee have to bring a discrimination claim?

A claim for discrimination must be brought within 3 months (less a day) of the discriminatory event. Claims outside... Read more

How long does an employee have to bring an unfair dismissal claim?

A claim for unfair dismissal must be received by the tribunal within 3 months of an employee’s effective date of... Read more

How do I respond to a claim?

An employer will be sent a copy of the claimant’s ET1 form together with correspondence from the tribunal about the... Read more

How do I bring a claim?

For most claims (although not all) a claimant must firstly comply with the requirements of ACAS Early Conciliation.... Read more

Do I need a barrister to represent me in court?

An employer or employee is entitled to represent themselves in the employment tribunal or county court and an effort to... Read more

How to instruct a barrister

Our experienced team of specially-trained clerks make instructing a 3PB Direct barrister simple. Watch our video for a step-by-step guide on how to work with us to achieve a resolution to your legal issue.

We’ll be here every step of the way to support and guide you through the legal challenges at hand.

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