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Flett v Matheson EAT/0516/04/SM; EWCA Civ 53

DATE: 09 Mar 2005

In Flett v. Matheson, the key issue was whether an employee training under the government's Modern Apprentice scheme was an "apprentice" for the purposes of employment law. Paul Brown QC appeared as amicus curiae when the case was heard by the EAT. His arguments were unsuccessful before the EAT, but have recently been endorsed by the CA, which allowed Mr Flett's appeal