Balloting: what amounts to interference?

In an article for ELA Briefing's February edition, Alice Carse considers the Court of Appeal decision in CWU -v- Royal Mail in which the Court "held that creating a de facto workplace ballot was an unlawful interference with the statutory requirement that a ballot be conducted by post."


Alice Carse is an experienced advocate who specialises in trade union, industrial relations and employment law; injunctive relief; professional negligence and insurance litigation. In 2016 Alice was appointed Junior Counsel to the Crown (C Panel). 

Bruce Carr QC represented Royal Mail in this case. 

Devereux has a strong and established employment and industrial relations team who have dealt with some of the toughest cases for both employers and trade unions. Our work has led to recogintion of the set and individual barristers in the Chambers UK and Legal 500 directories. 

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