Garamukanwa v United Kingdom [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    Application no. 70573/17
  • Legal Body
    European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Human Rights
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Right to Family and Private Life; Private Information used in Investigation

The applicant was employed by the NHS Trust as a manager but as a result of alleged gross misconduct he was dismissed.   The case centred upon a personal relationship the applicant had with a colleague (known as L) that had ended in May 2012.  After the relationship ended, L started a relationship with another colleague, D.   The applicant had then emailed both L and D raising issues about their relationship Garamukanwa v United Kingdom [2019]. 

L made a complaint to a manager about the email that was received and the same manager then received an anonymous letter detailing accusations that L and D were acting inappropriately at work.  There were also

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This article is correct at 04/07/2019

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