Appeals and judicial review in the tribunal system

13 Oct 2016

The tribunal system as established under the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 embodies a number of meritorious features. The system is unified, simple, and straightforward, and recognises expertise. It is divided into First-Tier Tribunals (FTTs) and Upper Tribunals (UTs), each with their specialist chambers, presided over by a legal chairman, in a number of cases a High Court judge, members are laymen of standing, and the procedure is relatively informal.

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