Beauty Star Ltd v Janmohamed Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceCiv 451
Legal BodyEngland and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
This case is not an employment case - it involves an argument over goods and payment between two organisations - but it highlights the importance of wording in contracts and the potentially binding nature of mediated settlements, as well as the courts' reluctance to interfere with contractual agreements, regardless of their unfairness.
The claimant supplied beauty products to the defendant, who owned retail premises. The claimant sued for non-payment, the defendant counter-claimed on the basis of late delivery, faulty goods and the like. The difference between them ran to tens of thousands of pounds.
After much toing and froing, and arguments over bills, mediation was proposed. The
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