Clyde & Co llp (1) John Morris (2) and Krista Bates Van Winkelhof [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EWCA Civ 1207
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures), A-Typical Working
Issues covered: Limited Liability Partnerships; Employment Status; Whistle Blowing

The appellant, a limited liability partnership, appealed against a decision that the respondent was a "worker" for the purposes of the Employment Rights Act 1996 s.230. The respondent was an English qualified Solicitor who joined the UK firm Shadbolt and Co LLP (“Shadbolts”) in 2005. Her contract with Shadbolts stated that she was to be working on secondment in Tanzania with the law firm FK Law. In early 2009 Shadbolts terminated its joint venture agreement with FK Law and entered into a new agreement with a different Tanzanian law firm, Ako Law. The respondent became engaged with that firm on essentially the same basis as she had been with FK Law. The appellant

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This article is correct at 28/09/2012

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