Hackney Advice





REPORT - 'First Tier Social Security Tribunal' training session


We are enormously grateful to judge and barrister Kevin Gannon and barrister Desmond Rutledge, both of Garden Court Chambers, for delivering an excellent training session for Hackney advisors about the First Tier Social Security Tribunal on Tuesday 21st July 2015. Over 50 advisors from agencies across the Hackney advice sector attended the session.


Please find handouts and materials from the session available to download below:


1)      Presentation PowerPoint Slides - HERE.


2)      An example of a First Tier Tribunal Decision Notice - HERE.


3)      An example of a First Tier Tribunal Statement of Reasons - HERE.


4)      A DLA Case study - HERE.


5)      A useful resources list - HERE.


A very big thank again to Desmon Rutledge (second from left) and Kevin Gannon (first from right) from the Hackney Advice project's Business Development Manager Miranda Grell (second from right), Hackney Community Law Centre intern Toby Wheldon (first from left) and all of the Hackney advisors who attended!