Malik and another v Bank of Credit and Commerce International SA (in compulsory liquidation) [1997] IRLR 462 HL

Reports relating to this case:

  • Contracts of employment: "Stigma" damages are recoverable

    Date:
    1 August 1997

    In principle, employees can recover "stigma" damages in respect of their reasonably foreseeable loss of employment prospects resulting from their employer's breach of the implied term of trust and confidence, holds the House of Lords in Malik and another v Bank of Credit and Commerce International SA (in compulsory liquidation).