EAT decision re jurisdiction and applicable law - Olsen v Gearbulk Services Ltd [EAT] 28.04.15 (Unreported)
Employment law – Tribunal procedure – Jurisdiction – Applicable law – Whether claimant’s employment sufficiently closely connected with the UK – Claimant taking significant steps to distance himself from the UK - Correct approach to be taken where employee was autonomous and able to negotiate his own contract as at least an equal party without any pressure. HELD claimant’s appeal dismissed.http://www.bailii.org/uk/cases/UKEAT/2015/0345_14_2804.html
Category: Employment » Tribunal procedure. Keyword(s): Jurisdiction; Conflict of laws. Area(s) of law: Employment; Litigation.