Elliston v Glencore Services (UK) Ltd

Contract – Damages for breach. The claimant had been employed by the defendant until his employment was terminated after a change of control event. He brought a claim against the defendant for a sum of money alleged to be owing on the basis of a clause in his service agreement. The Queen's Bench Division held that on the basis of the construction of the service agreement, the employee was entitled to the 'prescribed sum' for which the service agreement provided in clause 9.4, which was £418,774.

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