Maw v Jones

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtDivisional Court
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7 cases
  • Johnson v Unisys Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 22 March 2001
    ...conveys, may make it very difficult for the servant to obtain a new situation. That was how the court looked at it in Maw v Jones [25 QBD 107]; not as a mere personal slight or affront. So in Addis v Gramophone Co The plaintiff was dismissed summarily from an important post in India, and th......
  • Eastwood v Magnox Electric Plc
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 15 July 2004
  • Edwards v Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    • United Kingdom
    • Supreme Court
    • 14 December 2011
    ...dismissal without reversing Addis. In Addis at p 500 Lord Collins summarised, with approval, an observation of Lord Coleridge CJ in Maw v Jones (1890) 25 QBD 107 as follows: "dismissal with an imputation might well be thought by a jury to hurt the plaintiff's prospects of finding anoth......
  • Malik and Mahmud v Bank of Credit and Commerce International SA
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 12 June 1997
    ...Lord Loreburn's observations were framed in quite general terms, and he expressly disagreed with the suggestion of Lord Coleridge C.J. in Maw v. Jones 25 Q.B.D. 107, 108, to the effect that an assessment of damages might take into account the greater difficulty which an apprentice dismissed......
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