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Neutral Citation Number: 2010 UKUT 73 AAC
Reported Number:
File Number: CIB 2151 2009
Appellant: SW
Respondent: Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Judge/Commissioner: Judge N J Wikeley
Date Of Decision: 09/03/2010
Date Added: 31/03/2010
Main Category: Tribunal procedure and practice (including UT)
Main Subcategory: fair hearing
Secondary Category:
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Notes: Tribunal procedure and practice: fair hearing- Allegation of bias: tribunal judge (a) knew appellant’s representative; (b) had previously employed appellant’s representative; (c) had recently been partner in solicitors’ firm which was still acting for appellant in related criminal injuries claim. Tribunal judge did not know appellant personally. Decision of tribunal set aside on ground (c) for perceived bias; allegations based on grounds (a) and (b) rejected.
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