Employment Tribunals - A Guide to Good Practice

Employment Tribunals - A Guide to Good Practice

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Course Overview

Suitable for those acting for either claimants or respondents, this 30-minute webinar will provide viewers with an overview of the preparatory stages for a claim in the Employment Tribunal.

Delivered by practising barrister Alastair Hodge of 5 Essex Court, this session will provide practical guidance on how to effectively prepare in advance of your appearance in the Employment Tribunal and will cover the following areas:

·         Preparation of the ET1 & ET3 – Completion of the forms, grounds for complaint, grounds for resistance & drafting tips

·         Case Management, Issues & Directions - Remember you are there to assist the Judge!

·         Preparation of Witness Statements – Practical guidance

·         Preparation of Bundles

·         Preparing for court

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar, review the supporting documentation and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 - 1 CPD point (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Have received practical guidance on how to prepare effectively before appearing in the Employment Tribunal
  • • Know how to manage witness expectations
  • • Feel confident when appearing the in the Employment Tribunal

What is the target audience?

  • Employment law practitioners who represent claimants and/or respondents in the Employment Tribunal


About Instructor - Alastair Hodge

Alastair is a practising barrister at 5 Essex Court who specialises in all aspects of Employment & Education Law. Called in 1997, Alastair is also a Senior Advocacy Trainer for the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple and has spent many years teaching students, pupils, junior practitioners and QC's the art of advocacy, both nationally and internationally. In 2014 he was appointed a Master of the Bench and in 2016 was appointed an Honorary Professor at Nottingham Law School. He is also an experienced after dinner speaker, comedian and mimic, and is renowned for his entertaining presentational style.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Slides
    9 Page


  • Quiz