Edwards v Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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The Supreme Court has overturned this Court of Appeal decision in Edwards v Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Botham v Ministry of Defence  IRLR 129 SC, holding that employees may not recover damages in civil courts for loss suffered as a result of a breach of their contract of employment in relation to the manner of their dismissal unless the loss can be said to precede and be independent of the dismissal.
breach of contract | damages | loss of professional status
The Court of Appeal has held that the decision in Johnson v Unisys Ltd  IRLR 279 HL did not preclude the claimant from recovering damages based on a breach of contractual disciplinary proceedings.