Ammi Burke v Adjudication Officer and Workplace Relations Commission (Respondents) and Arthur Cox LLP (Notice Party) [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    IEHC 360
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Judicial review; Fair procedures; Conduct of parties


The Applicant raised a judicial review of an earlier decision of an Adjudication Officer in a claim under the Unfair Dismissals Act. The Adjudication Officer had dismissed the Applicant’s claim due to the conduct of the Applicant and her mother, which the Adjudication Officer described as an “obstruction” of the hearing. The Applicant applied to the High Court for several reliefs, including an order of certiorari quashing the Adjudication Officer’s decision to dismiss Applicant’s claim.

During the High Court proceedings, the Court made a number of procedural decisions, including the decision to refuse the Applicant’s application to the judge to recuse herself from the case. The

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This article is correct at 06/07/2023

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