Employment law cases

Brigden v American Express Bank Ltd [2000] IRLR 94 HC

Reports relating to this case:

  • Exemption clauses: Contract of employment was "consumer contract"

    15 December 1999

    Section 3 of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, which applies as between contracting parties where one "deals as consumer" to prevent the other from excluding or restricting any liability of his or hers for breach of contract, extends to contracts of employment, holds the High Court in Brigden v American Express Bank Ltd.