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Mitchell v St Joseph’s School - judge sitting alone in unfair dismissal case must guard against substitution mindset

An employment judge sitting alone to hear an unfair dismissal case must be extremely wary of drifting away from the correct task (namely reviewing the decision making of the employer on information at the time, and deciding whether it fell within the range of reasonable responses) - using the first person singular may lead the unwary to develop the "substitution mindset".

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