Professor Phillip John Lamey v Queen’s University Belfast [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Breach of contract

The claimant was employed by Queen’s University Belfast and by Belfast Health & Social Care Trust as Professor of Oral Medicine. His contract was terminated by the Trust on three months’ notice in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement which had set up the appointment. That notice was given on 22 November 2013 to expire on 22 February 2014. The claimant claimed that the contract of employment should also and separately have been terminated on three months’ notice in accordance with that Memorandum. The claimant argued that a letter dated 12 February 2014 from QUB constituted such notice and that the alleged required period of three months’ notice overlapped with the period of

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This article is correct at 19/09/2014

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