Bank of Credit and Commerce International SA (in liquidation) v Ali and others (No 3) [2002] IRLR 460 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Breach of contract: Stigma must be real or substantial cause of failure to obtain employment

    Date:
    21 February 2003

    In Bank of Credit and Commerce International SA (in liquidation) v Ali and others (No.3), the Court of Appeal holds that, where a claimant alleges that stigma resulting from his or her previous employment affected his or her employment prospects, it was for him or her to prove that the stigma had a real or substantial effect on his or her obtaining employment.