Commentary

I11.331B Case management

IHT, trusts and estates

I11.331B Case management

I11.331B Case management

The First-tier Tribunal has detailed administrative powers1 to:

  1.  

    •     manage the proceedings before it

  2.  

    •     amend its own directions

  3.  

    •     direct the filing of evidence, and

  4.  

    •     arrange case management hearings.

Case management hearings are held to ensure that cases are ready to proceed to the hearing and to prevent unnecessary adjournments. Case management hearings will generally be held at the discretion of the Tribunal. It is anticipated that case management hearings will be held in Complex appeals although there may be the need to hold some in Standard cases.

The Tribunal may issue a specific direction itself, or

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