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Costs order against poorly off applicant - EAT upholds £10,000 costs order against claimant "in dire straits"

In Chadburn v Bassetlaw Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has upheld a costs order of £10,000 against a claimant, despite her current inability to pay. She had pursued a number of discrimination claims against her former employer, unnecessarily extending the length of the hearing by making allegations she knew to be false.

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Category: Employment » Tribunal procedure; England and Wales. Keyword(s): Costs. Area(s) of law: Employment.
Source: Litigation Futures.

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