Employment law: the perfect preliminary hearing

Case Management Preliminary Hearings are often overlooked as a place to put your clients case clearly and effectively, yet they are key to assisting the tribunal understand the claim.

Presented by Michael Salter, barrister and part-time employment judge, this recorded session explains how a well prepared preliminary hearing can build your standing in the eyes of the tribunal, increase your efficiency and assist your client to understand the case moving forward. After the session you will have a structure of how to approach these hearings to achieve these aims.

Areas covered include:

  • The various pressures on representatives at case management hearings
  • Michael’s “7-day rule” for preparation and what it’s aimed at achieving
  • The presumptions in the case management agenda you need to be alert to
  • The hazards of getting the hearing wrong

Our thanks to Michael for sharing his expertise.


Type of Resource

Date of publication

Friday, May 21, 2021

Area of law

Date last reviewed

Friday, May 21, 2021