Societe 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 2007.


Arden, Rimer, Pitchford LJJ


[2011] IRLR 482, [2011] EWCA Civ 307




England and Wales


At ChDGeys 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 . .

Cited by:

At CASociete 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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Employment, Damages

Updated: 04 September 2022; Ref: scu.431560