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Costs: pursuing claim purely for declaration of unfair dismissal is unreasonable behaviour

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    Nicolson Highlandwear Ltd v Nicolson [2010] IRLR 859 EAT (0 other reports)

unfair dismissal | costs applications | unreasonable behaviour

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that, in the context of costs applications, it is unreasonable behaviour for a claimant to pursue an unfair dismissal claim purely for the purpose of obtaining a declaration that he or she was unfairly dismissed.