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TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT: Limits on use of an injunction

29 March 2013  

A recent ruling suggests that the courts will be reluctant to restrain employers from using their disciplinary procedures, Sarah Fitzpatrick explains

Employment lawyers get involved in the vast majority of cases after the contract of employment has terminated. However, recently we have seen an increase in the number of cases in which employees have sought injunctions to prevent their employers dismissing them.

 

Additional Info

  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Edwards v Chesterfield Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2011] UKSC 58

    Johnson v Unisys Ltd [2001] UKHL 13

    West London Mental Health NHS Trust v Chhabra [2013] EWCA 11

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