Her Majesty’s Attorney General v Deman: EAT 1 Sep 2006

EAT Practice and Procedure: Restriction of Proceedings Order/Vexatious Litigant
Litigant had brought forty claims for (mainly) race discrimination against higher education institutions, trade unions and others and had made over forty appeals to EAT and been repeatedly criticised for way in which those proceedings and appeals had been conducted.
Held: To have habitually and persistently instituted vexatious ‘proceedings’ (held to cover both the institution of the initial proceedings and the institution of the appeals) and to have habitually and persistently made vexatious applications in the course of those proceedings within the meaning of s. 33 (1) (a) and (b) of the Employment Tribunals Act 1996 – Restriction of proceedings order made


Underhill J


[2006] UKEAT 0113 – 06 – 0109, UKEAT/0113/06


Bailii, EAT


Employment Tribunals Act 1996 33


Updated: 07 July 2022; Ref: scu.244807