The employer wanted to appeal against a decision of the Employment Tribunal but was out of time.
Rimer LJ said: ‘that dealing with cases justly requires that they be dealt with in accordance with recognised principles. Those principles may have to be adapted on a case by case basis to meet what are perceived to be the special or exceptional circumstances of a particular case. But they at least provide the structure on the basis of which a just decision can be made.’
Rimer, Sedley, Hooper LLJ
 EWCA Civ 231,  ICR 841,  IRLR 430
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