Tribunals: new code of practice presented at social security practitioner meetings
The Law Centre held a successful practitioner meeting on appeal tribunals at its Belfast office on 11 November. Adrian McCullough, Legally Qualified Panel Member of the Appeal Tribunal, gave a valuable presentation on effective advocacy, issues and challenges involved in representing at Tribunal. He addressed the new Code of Practice for representatives issued by the President of the Appeals Service. You can download a copy of the Code of Practice from our website, with thanks to the President of the Appeal Tribunals.
The next social security practitioner meeting will be held on Monday 23 November, 2.15pm to 4.15pm in our Western Area Office, 9 Clarendon Street, Derry. Terence Rafferty, Legally Qualified Panel Member of the Appeal Tribunal, will address the meeting.
Participants will also be able to discuss common caseload issues and recent test cases of interest to advisers.