Localbail v Bayfield Properties [2000]

Facts

  • Deputy judge was a partner in a solicitors firm which had been instructed by the claimants in the past

Issue

  • Could the decision be set aside for bias

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • Two categories of bias:¬†one involving religion, ethnicity, gender, class and orientation; and the other involving education, employment, memberships and politics
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