Martin Partington: Spotlight on the Justice System

Keeping the English Legal System under review

Working at the coalface – first-tier tribunals; podcast

leave a comment »

In this podcast, I talk to Judge Alison McKenna, a judge in the First-Tier General Regulatory Tribunal.

Judge McKenna discusses the specialist work that she does in relation to appeals against decisions by the Charity Commission and explains why this work was removed from the Chancery Division of the High Court to a new Tribunal.

More detail about this work can be found at

She also reflects more generally on the working of the Tribunals system, and the flexibility the new system gives for her to sit in different tribunals, and also in the Upper Tier Tribunal.

Hear Judge McKenna at:


Written by lwtmp

April 6, 2011 at 12:15 pm

Posted in chapter 6, Podcasts

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: