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Exploring the jurisdiction of employment tribunals (Michalak v General Medical Council and others)

Exploring the jurisdiction of employment tribunals (Michalak v General Medical Council and others)
Published on: 06 November 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Exploring the jurisdiction of employment tribunals (Michalak v General Medical Council and others)
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  • What was the background to the case?
  • What did the Supreme Court decide, and why?
  • To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area?
  • How does the decision fit in with other developments in this area of law?
  • What are the implications for practitioners? What will they need to be mindful of when advising in this area?

Article summary

Local Government analysis: Are judicial review proceedings in the nature of an appeal? That was one of the questions the Supreme Court had to determine in Michalak v General Medical Council in order to ascertain whether an employment tribunal had jurisdiction to hear a doctor’s discrimination claims against the General Medical Council (GMC). Adam Ohringer, of Cloisters, explains how the question arose and how it was answered. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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