Breach of Contract in UK Law
Employee Resignation in Breach of Contract
Mr Rodgers worked as a broker for Sunrise Brokers LLP (Sunrise). He was subject to a 12-month notice period and enforceable post-termination non-compete restrictions. In March 2014, he accepted a...
Procuring a breach of contract - loss of chance damages
Anthony McGill v The Sports and Entertainment Media Group & ors  EWCA Civ 1063, 4 November 2016 - The Court of Appeal has held that a football agent could recover damages on a loss of ch...
Employee Permitted To Proceed With Breach Of Contract Action Involving Stock Options
Alexander v. Codemasters Group Ltd., 104 Cal. App. 4th 129 (2002) Craig Alexander alleged breach of contract against Codemasters (a United Kingdom-based computer game company) for its failure to pr...
Suspension of an Employee Was a Fundamental Breach of Contract
In Agoreyo v London Borough of Lambeth  EWHC 2019 (QB), the High Court considered whether the suspension of an employee amounted to a fundamental breach of contract on the part of her employe...
Sunrise Brokers LLP v Rodgers: responding to an employee's breach of contract
What happened? In Sunrise Brokers LLP v Rodgers, the High Court decided that an employer could refuse to allow an employee to resign in breach of contract and instead hold him to the terms o...
Procuring a breach of contract: industry experience relevant to knowledge of contract
This ruling on the tort of inducing a breach of contract illustrates how industry knowledge can help fix a party with the requisite knowledge of the existence and terms of a contract, breach of whi...
Claim against parent company in tort for inducing breach of contract by subsidiary has no real prospect of success
A claim for inducing breach of contract had no real prospect of success, despite the fact that a subsidiary’s breach of contract was the known and inevitable result of its parent company’s decision...
- Material Breach Of Contract
- Breach Of Contract - Remedial Work
Repudiatory Breach of Contract in English Law: a Matter of Timing or the Eye of the Beholder?
Under English law, an innocent party faced with a serious breach of contract by its counterparty is in a difficult position. Whilst a reasonable time is allowed to decide whether to accept the brea...
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