Geys v Societe Generale, London Branch: ChD 25 Mar 2010

The claimant said that he was entitled to payment of substantial sums on the determination of his employment contract.
Held: The court gave judgment for Mr Geys in a sum to be assessed, with a payment on account by 1 April 2010 of Euros 11m (less tax and NI contributions), plus interest on all sums due from 3 February 2008 at 1% above base rate. He awarded Mr Geys his costs and ordered an interim payment of andpound;200,000 on account by 30 April 2010.
G Leggatt QC
[2010] IRLR 950, [2010] EWHC 648 (Ch)
Bailii
England and Wales
Cited by:
At ChDSociete Generale, London Branch v Geys CA 30-Mar-2011
The defendant appealed against an award of substantial damages on its summary dismissal of the respondent said to be contractually due to him on termination.
Held: The appeal was allowed in part. The appellant was dismissed on 18 December . .
At ChDSociete Generale, London Branch v Geys SC 19-Dec-2012
The claimant’s employment by the bank had been terminated. The parties disputed the sums due, and the date of the termination of the contract. The court was asked ‘Does a repudiation of a contract of employment by the employer which takes the form . .

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