Ansar v Lloyds TSB Bank Plc - Case could and should have been handled in writing only [2006] EAT

Mr Justice Burton, returning for this case to the EAT, has dismissed an attempt by Mr Ansar to resurrect claims of race discrimination and victimisation on grounds of apparent bias/judicial misconduct of ET and perversity/error of law.

Importantly, Burton J has pointed out that the matter could and should have been dealt with on affidavit under para 11 of the 2004 EAT Practice Direction and rule 3 of the EAT rules. This would have enabled the case in which there was "very little material dispute of fact between the parties" to have been far more quickly disposed of.

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