Llewellyn v Oyster Bay Systems Ltd [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    1602118/2019(A)
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Discovery; Without Prejudice; Settlement

This was a preliminary hearing on whether correspondence between the parties should be regarded as inadmissible due to the ‘without prejudice rule’.  The claimant was employed by the respondent, a small technology company, as the Human Resources and Recruitment Co-Ordinator. After some family issues, an external Managing Director was appointed in 2019 and this is when the claimant alleges that there was maltreatment leading to sickness and never returning to work.  When the claimant was off work, the external Managing Director was removed and the family members were reinstated.

The issue arose from a letter from the family director, Michael Breach, to the claimant in June

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This article is correct at 20/05/2020
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Jason Elliott BL
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