Ravat v Halliburton Manufacturing and Services Ltd [2012] UKSC 1

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    UK Supreme Court / House of Lords (UKSC/UKHL)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Territorial Jurisdiction

This case concerned the employment status of individuals who are resident in Great Britain and are employed by a British company but who travel to and from home to work overseas. The respondent supplies tools, services and personnel to the oil industry. The claimant, a British citizen, was employed by the appellant from 2 April 1990 as an accounts manager until he was dismissed with effect from 17 May 2006. The reason for his dismissal was redundancy. The claimant complains that he was unfairly dismissed. The complication in his case is that at the time of his dismissal he worked for 28 consecutive days in Libya, followed by 28 consecutive days at home. In effect he

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This article is correct at 10/02/2012

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