Ammi Burke v An Adjudication Officer and the Workplace Relations Commission and Arthur Cox LLP [2024]

  • Decision Number
    [2024] IECA 105
  • Legal Body
    Court of Appeal (IECA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Dismissal of claim – Abuse of Process – Practice and Procedure

Summary Sentence:

The Court of Appeal upheld the High Court's decision to dismiss the Appellant's legal challenge against the WRC Adjudication Officer's ruling, which was based on the Appellant's behaviour in court.


The Appellant originally took a complaint against the Notice Party, Arthur Cox LLP, for unfair dismissal before an Adjudication Officer of the WRC. These complaints were dismissed by the Adjudication Officer during the course of the hearing because of the attempts by the Appellant and her mother to interrupt the hearing and prevent it from proceeding. The Appellant sought, and received leave for, judicial review proceedings which contended that the Adjudication

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This article is correct at 02/05/2024

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