Preparing for your hearing: practical steps

Getting ready for your hearing

In this part you'll find some practical steps you can take to prepare for your hearing, including thinking about how to make effective oral or written submissions. Find out about:

  • the issues the tribunal will consider
  • deciding how to respond to the allegation, including making admissions
  • the differences between, and how to prepare, oral and written submissions
  • making or responding to preliminary legal arguments
  • other essential steps to make sure you are prepared for the hearing, including:
    • disclosing documents
    • reviewing hearing bundles
    • arranging witness attendance, either in person or by video link or telephone.
Part 5 - Preparing for your hearing - practical steps