Bank of Ireland & Anor v Jaffery & Anor [2012] EWHC 1377

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales High Court (EWHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Fiduciary duties; breach of contract

This is a long (415 paragraphs) and complex case that will interest senior executives and their legal counsel. It involved a senior executive at the Bank of Ireland who owed both contractual and fiduciary duties to the bank. He failed to disclose certain interests and was summarily dismissed. His partner in crime was an agent of the bank who was joined in proceedings to answer claims of dishonestly assisting Mr Jaffery in breaches of fiduciary duty and bribery. 102 The court found several, although not all, of the allegations against the defendants were proved. The case lists the clauses within the contract of employment and code

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This article is correct at 25/05/2012

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