Kong v Gulf International Bank (UK) Ltd [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EWCA Civ 941
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Protected Disclosure

The claimant was employed as the Head of Financial Audit with the respondent bank. The claimant made a number of protected disclosures to the legal department which led to altercations between the claimant and the Head of Legal. This led to the claimant being dismissed upon which she brought a claim alleging automatic unfair dismissal based upon the protected disclosures that she had made. The EAT (as covered HERE in a previous case review) dismissed the claim and the claimant decided to appeal to the Court of Appeal. 

In terms of the main issue it related to the ‘separability principle’ between the protected disclosures made by the claimant and her conduct. The Court of Appeal

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This article is correct at 14/07/2022

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