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Supreme Court quashes fees for issuing claims in the Employment Tribunal.

In R (on the application of UNISON)(Appellant) v Lord Chancellor (Respondent) [2015] EWCA Civ 935, the Supreme Court quashed the Fees Order on the grounds that the same operated as an unjustified hindrance to the access to justice and was indirectly discriminatory under s19 Equality Act 2010 because it required higher fees for type B claims which women were more likely to bring and was not a proportionate means of achieving the stated aims of the Fees Order regime.

The full judgment can be found here:

https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/docs/uksc-2015-0233-judgment.pdf 

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