Case Law: F v G – Anonymity Orders and Extended Restricted Reporting Orders in the Employment Tribunals – Claire Darwin

1 12 2011

The current President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal, Underhill J, in a judgment which contains a comprehensive review of the law on the use of Restricted Reporting Orders and Anonymity Orders in the Employment Tribunal (F v G (Practice and Procedure: Reporting Restriction order) UKEAT/0042/11/DA), has anticipated the arrival of the Extended Restricted Reporting Order. This is an order which derives from either EU Law or the European Convention of Human Rights. The scope of such an order is potentially far wider than an order under the statutory regime for anonymisation in the Employment Tribunal (found at rule 49 and 50 of the Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure), or an Anonymity Order. Read the rest of this entry »