Company – Breach of contract. The Commercial Court considered the issue of whether two sets of claims were matters relating to the employment of the defendant by the relevant claimants for the purpose of s 5 of the Lugano Convention (the Convention). The court held that all of the claims were matters relating to individual contracts of employment within art 18 of the Convention. Subject to further discussion, there would be a declaration in the first claim that the court had no jurisdiction, and an order setting aside service of that claim on each of the defendants. Submissions would be invited as to whether relief should be granted regarding the second claim.