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Harris v Academies Enterprise Trust and others UKEAT/0012/14/3110; Enforcement/employment tribual

No strike out order for delay in producing witness statements

 A tribunal has the power to strike out a claim on specified grounds, including where the claim is scandalous, vexatious or has no reasonable grounds of success; or the manner in which proceedings have been conducted has been scandalous, unreasonable and vexatious. In Harris v Academies Enterprise Trust, the EAT upheld a tribunal’s decision not to strike out a response where Academies Enterprise Trust had repeatedly failed to comply with an order to produce witness statements. 

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