St Andrew’s Catholic Primary School and Others v Blundell (Practice and Procedure – Costs): EAT 10 May 2013

Appeal concerning the refusal of an Employment Tribunal to award costs, largely on grounds that (1) an underlying finding of the Tribunal was perverse and (2) the Tribunal gave insufficient and inadequate reasons for its refusal.
Appeal dismissed. Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council v Yerrakalva [2012] ICR 420 and Dean and Dean (A Firm) and Others v DionissiouMousaaoui [2011] EWCA Civ 1332 applied.

David Richardson J
[2013] UKEAT 0259 – 12 – 1005
England and Wales
CitedBarnsley Metropolitan Borough Council v Yerrakalva CA 3-Nov-2011
The claimant had issued claims in discrimination. She withdrew the claim, but still had a costs order made against her. She appealed and succeeded, and the Council now sought re-instatement of the costs order.
Held: The Court made clear the . .
CitedDean and Dean Solicitors v DionissiouMoussaoui CA 17-Nov-2011
The court considered the limited role of an appellate court, being vested only with jurisdiction to entertain questions of law when it considers a Tribunal’s decision on the question of costs. Mummery LJ said: ‘This court is not entitled to . .

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