Appealing a Department For Work & Pensions Decision

Tribunal Judgement

If you have had a decision on your benefit and you think it is wrong, you should get help in appealing the decision to a first tier tribunal.

Tribunal Representation Southwest can help you overturn the DWP decision by preparing you properly for the tribunal hearing.

Typical benefit decisions that find their way to an independent tribunal include;


Tribunal Advice and Discussiont

As tribunal representatives we can assist you with:


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.

In 2019 we attended 147 first tier tribunals, winning 145 and losing 2

We attended 2 additional tribunals that were appealed successfully to the upper tribunal winning both. Our biggest win was £28,972. Our smallest win was £1,062 

We were directly responsible in obtaining over £679,000 in backdated 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.