Eastwood v Magnox Electric Plc

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
JudgeLORD NICHOLLS OF BIRKENHEAD
Judgment Date15 July 2004
Neutral Citation[2004] UKHL 35
Date15 July 2004
CourtHouse of Lords
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144 cases
  • Sivanandan v Enfield London Borough Council
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 20 January 2005
    ...in the decision of the House of Lords in Eastwood and another v Magnox Electric plc; McCabe v Cornwall County Council and another [2004] 3 WLR 322 ( Eastwood & McCabe) The argument was that if, contrary to Ms Sivanandan's primary case, she did accept Enfield's repudiatory breach, that accep......
  • Triggs v GAB Robins (UK) Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Employment Appeal Tribunal
    • Invalid date
  • Hemmings v Tomlinson Hosp
    • Cayman Islands
    • Grand Court (Cayman Islands)
    • 28 February 2013
    ...2 A.C. 550; [1999] 3 W.L.R. 79; [1999] 3 All E.R. 193; [1999] 2 FLR 426; [1999] 2 F.C.R. 434, referred to. (5) Eastwood v. Magnox PLC, [2005] 1 A.C. 503; [2004] 3 W.L.R. 322; [2004] 3 All E.R. 991; [2004] UKHL 35, distinguished. (6) Edwards v. Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trus......
  • Cheah Peng Hock v Luzhou Bio-Chem Technology Limited
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 6 February 2013
    ...Freedland, Claim For Unfair Dismissal (2001) 30 ILJ 309. A later House of Lords decision, McCabe v Cornwall County Council and another [2005] 1 AC 503 (“McCabe”) distinguished Johnson and Lord Steyn commented on the difficulties of the Johnson approach at [39] and [40]: This dichotomy [betw......
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2 firm's commentaries
  • Employment Contracts: The Implied Term Of Mutual Trust And Confidence
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 30 August 2010
    ...including in some cases fabricating evidence against the employee (Eastwood v Magnox Electric Plc; McCabe v Cornwall County Council [2005] 1 AC 503; Gogay v Hertfordshire CC [2000] IRLR 703). However, in Australia at least, it seems that the term does not necessarily amount to a duty to be ......
  • Discretionary Bonuses: A Word of Caution
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    • 31 January 2005
    ...International [2004] IRLR 942; Astle v Cheshire County Council EAT 0970/03; Suzen v Zehnacker [1977] ICR 662; Eastwood v Magnox Electric [2004] IRLR 733; Judge v Crown Leisure Ltd EAT 0443/04. Mr Christopher Booth Pinsent Masons 1 Park Row Leeds LS1 5AB UNITED KINGDOM Tel: 2074187000 Fax: 2......
12 books & journal articles
  • Employers' Liability at Common Law: Two Competing Paradigms
    • United Kingdom
    • Edinburgh University Press Edinburgh Law Review No. , May 2008
    • 1 May 2008
    ...703; Holladay v East Kent Hospitals Trust (2004) 76 BMLR 201; Boardman v Copeland [2001] All ER (D) 99; Eastwood v Magnox Electrical plc [2004] IRLR 733. And there would seem to be nothing to prevent employees from recovering damages for physical injury caused by a breach of the trust duty,......
  • Damages
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Contracts. Third Edition Remedies
    • 4 August 2020
    ...City Council , [2004] 3 All ER 1011 (HL), rev’g [2004] 2 All ER 501 (CA) [ Dunnachie ]. See also Eastwood v Magnox Electric plc , [2004] 3 All ER 991 (HL) (f‌inancial loss resulting from psychiatric or other illness caused by unfair treatment prior to the wrongful dismissal held compensable......
  • DEALING WITH EMPLOYEE CRIMES
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2009, December 2009
    • 1 December 2009
    ...term of trust and confidence can extend to events leading up to the termination (see, for instance, Eastwood v Magnox Electric plc[2004] IRLR 733; Gogay v Hertfordshire County Council[2000] IRLR 703). It may also be argued that if it is indeed accepted that there is such an implied term of ......
  • FATE OF TRUST AND CONFIDENCE IN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2015, December 2015
    • 1 December 2015
    ...3 Malik v Bank of Credit and Commerce International SA [1998] AC 20 at 45–46. 4[2003] AC 518; [2001] 2 All ER 801. 5 c 18 (1996) (UK). 6[2005] AC 503. 7 See, for instance, Edwards v Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust[2012] 2 AC 22. It has also been followed in Singapore: see W......
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