What is Strike Out?

An Employment Tribunal and the High Court have the power, at any stage of the proceedings, either on their own initiative or on the application of a party, to strike out all or part of a claim or response/defence on one of the following grounds:

The power to strike out a claim or response is discretionary. Even if one of the grounds listed above is made out, the Court or Tribunal must consider whether a strike out is a proportionate measure.

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