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A UK veteran has loss of hearing. Goes to a tribuneral and

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JA: Hi. How can I help?
Customer: A UK veteran has loss of hearing. Goes to a tribuneral and due to a cock up does not have proper legal representation. Hearing goes ahead. Case turns on the fact that his hearing was very poor when he joined up. This is stated but there is no record of his enlisting hearing test. Now wants to contest result but can only do so on a point of law? how does he appeal against the decision? thanks.
JA: Has he talked to a lawyer about this? What country does he live in?
Customer: He lives in England and was supposed to be represented by the RBL but they didn't turn up on the day. Zoom hearing.
JA: What steps has he taken so far?
Customer: Has asked for the written decision. But looking at the letter he can only appeal against it on a point of law.
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: He had a friend who is with SSAFA but no legal traing on the call.

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What is the point of law they are looking to appeal on?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
The question is ''can he only appeal on a point of law''? Or can he appeal on the fact that some of the statements given have no evidence to support them?
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Can you answer the above questions?

Whilst it is entirely possible to appeal a decision made by the court/ a Judge, it is important to understand that decisions cannot simply be appeal on the basis you do not agree and would like a second opinion. There are different qualifying legal reasons you can apply to seek an appeal of a decision; however, you must qualify (or claim) a legitimate reason for this. The most common applications for appeal are one of the parties feel that the law has been incorrectly applied. For example, if the court has an incorrect legal entity, or you feel the interpretation of the law applied was incorrect (as some legislation can be interpreted in different ways). Another common ground for appeal can be if a party to the claim feels that the court have failed to correctly consider substantial evidence in the matter. If you make an application for appeal, you will want to present your evidence. A separate judge will look at the case and appeal claim and will determine whether the above applies

I shall provide you with a helpful link that will assist you in finding a solicitor/representative near your local area. This will provide you with someone nearby your area who can assist you if required.

I hope this information proved helpful. You will find a local solicitor who deals with these matters on the law society webpage which is as follows;

https://solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk/ (England)

https://www.lawscot.org.uk/find-a-solicitor/ (Scotland)

https://www.lawsociety.ie/Find-a-Solicitor/Solicitor-Firm-Search/ (Ireland)

https://www.lawsoc-ni.org/solicitors (N. Ireland)

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Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Thank you, ***** ***** answered my question. We will look at an appeal on the grounds of evidence.

You are welcome and I wish you all the best.

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