Appealing Against Department For Work & Pensions Decisions


If DWP have made a decision on your benefit which you think is wrong, you should get help in appealing the decision to a first tier tribunal. Tribunal Representation England & Wales can help you overturn the decision by preparing you properly for the tribunal hearing. Typical benefit decisions covered by an independent tribunal include;

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As your Tribunal Representatives we can assist you with:


In 2014, we attended 32 first-tier tribunals, winning 30 and losing only 2.

We were successful in winning a total of £198,000 in benefit payments for those appellants. The biggest win was £19,800 in back payments and the smallest win was £2,100 in back payments. After we overturned the DWP decision these appellants also went onto claim regular benefit payments.

In 2015, we attended 64 first tier tribunals, winning 62 and again losing only 2.

Were successful in winning a total of £462,000 in benefit payments for those appellants. The biggest win was £39,600 in back payments and the smallest win was £1,640 in back payments. These appellants also went on to claim regular benefit payments after we overturned the DWP decision.

In 2016 we attended 72 first tier tribunals winning 71 and losing 1.

We were successful in winning a total of £467,000 in benefit payments to those appellants.
The biggest win was £33,410 in back payments and the smallest win was £2,980 in back payments. These appellants also went on to claim regular benefit payments after overturning the DWP decision.

In 2017 we attended 118 Tribunals. Winning 116 and losing 2.

Our biggest win was £16,962 and our smallest win was £1,324.

In 2017 we were responsible for obtaining over £600,000 for our clients in backdated benefits. This is money that would have otherwise sat in Government coffers.

In 2018 we attended 137 tribunals. Winning 136 and losing 1

Our biggest win was £49,168. Our smallest win was £1,546

We were directly responsible in obtaining over £770,000 in back dated payments as a result of our successes.
This is money that would have otherwise have been retained by the DWP or local authorities.

 

The Government have made funds available to the DWP to send presenting officers to first tier tribunals as a response to the number of appeals that are successful. This makes it even more important that you are represented at your appeal.


Tribunals England and Wales will consider taking on your case if you live in Southern England including London, Essex, Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Somerset, Dorset, Oxfordshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, the Midlands and Wales, including Cardiff and Swansea.