Slam dunk! Linklaters acts for wrongfully dismissed basketball player in successful appeal to the Employment Appeal Tribunal

Linklaters is pleased to have acted on a pro bono basis for Mr Hall in the case of Hall v London Lions Basketball Club (UK) Limited UKEAT/0273/19/OO. The Employment Appeal Tribunal has handed down judgment in this case, allowing both grounds of Mr Hall’s appeal and providing a helpful reminder of the legal principles relating to contractual damages and holiday pay.

In this Client Alert, we set out the background to the appeal and consider how to assess damages for repudiatory breach of contract in fixed-term contracts and how to calculate holiday pay for part-time employees.

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