Divine-Bortey v London Borough of Brent [1998] IRLR 525 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Tribunal procedure: Wider form of issue estoppel held applicable in tribunal case

    1 October 1998

    No special circumstances existed in an employment tribunal case for not applying the rule in Henderson v Henderson, the wider form of issue estoppel that ordinarily precludes a person from bringing fresh proceedings in respect of a matter which could and should have been litigated in earlier proceedings, holds the Court of Appeal in Divine-Bortey v London Borough of Brent.