How disabled people can get a fair hearing from the law courts


John Horan and Nathan Roberts persuaded the President of the EAT, Langstaff P (as he then was), in the case of JW Rackham v NHS Professionals Ltd [2015] UKEAT to issue guidance for disabled people including a recommendation as to the Equal Treatment Bench Book’s ground rules hearing.

The ground rules hearing has never been judiciously considered before and this new development has many implications for civil, criminal and family trials as well.

John and Nathan acted for the Appellant and were instructed by RadcliffesLeBrasseur

For the full judgment click here