Tagged: contract law


Sending lewd emails is grounds for dismissal

In Williams v Leeds United Football Club, the High Court held that an employer was entitled to summarily dismiss an employee who was already serving 12 months’ notice of redundancy, when it discovered that,...


When is an agreement not an agreement?

The case of Fordell Estates Limited v Deloitte LLP [2014] CSOH 55 considered whether the contents of email communications between chartered surveyors, as agents, could create a legally enforceable agreement between the parties. Despite...