Addleshaw Goddard

UK 200 2013 position: 23

Challenge to cap on unfair dismissal compensatory award cap dismissed by High Court

On 29 July 2013 the Unfair Dismissal (Variation of the Limit of Compensatory Award) Order 2013 varied the limit on the compensatory award available in unfair dismissal claims so as to cap it at the lower of the overall cap (currently £76,574) or 52 weeks’ pay.

A firm of solicitors, Compromise Agreements Ltd, applied to have the decision to impose the new cap judicially reviewed…

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Overview

Milton Gate
60 Chiswell Street
London
EC1Y 4AG
UK
http://www.addleshawgoddard.com

Turnover (£m): 166.50
No. of Lawyers: 592

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