Bathgate v Technip Singapore Pte Ltd [2023]

  • Decision Number
    CSIH 48
  • Legal Body
    Court of Session (Scotland) (COSS)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Redundancy; Age Discrimination; Settlements


The claimant worked for the respondent on a vessel registered in the Bahamas and one which largely operated outside the UK/EEA waters.  This occurred until June 2016 and from that point he then undertook onshore duties.   In January 2017 the claimant was offered and accepted redundancy terms and the settlement agreement was signed after receiving independent legal advice.  

The settlement agreement outlined a waiver and stated it applied:

‘…irrespective of whether or not, at the date of this Agreement, the employee is or could be aware of such claims or have such claims in his express contemplation (including such claims of which the employee becomes

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This article is correct at 05/04/2024

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