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Hello, I’m Ben. It’s my pleasure to assist you today. I may also ask for some preliminary information to help me determine the legal position.
Do you mean you want to make a complaint about their professional conduct? Please note this is not always an instant service so I may not be able to reply immediately. Rest assured that I am dealing with your query and will get back to you the same day. Thanks
Many thanks for your patience, I am pleased to be able to continue assisting with your query now. You will not get a tribunal-appointed inspector to examine the documents as you suggest. That is not something the Employment Tribunal can do. They can agree for you and the employer to appoint an independent professional, like an IT specialist, to do this but you would have to agree on ho pays for that between yourselves and also it is not guaranteed at all that the Employment Tribunal will find it necessary to order that. All you can do is ask and you have nothing to lose by doing so.
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You can indeed raise your concerns about the solicitor with the Employment Tribunal and this is simply done via letter or email. You can also consider reporting them to the Solicitors Regulatory Authority:
As to the request for an inspector this can also be done in writing at any point, but separate to the complaint about the solicitor.
I trust this has addressed the last queries you had.
Yes, you can consider asking for a review or a formal appeal
the review is, the appeal is with the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the latter should be done within 42 days of the tribunal judgment
It is still possible to appeal after that with the permission of the EAT and they will look at why you did not appeal within the deadline so that is when you argue your case that you could not have known before the time limit
well this is just an assumption at this stage, you have no evidence so be careful how far you go with accusing her if you are only working on an assumption
No, it is not definitive proof. I have seen plenty of times examples of documents being missed. If that is the case you make a request with the tribunal for a specific documents disclosure and deal with it that way, you do not go and accuse someone of deliberately trying to conceal documents for example
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