||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 196 (Apr)
|| EWCA Civ 527
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Thorpe, Sedley LJJ and Richards J
||Michael Mulholland (instructed by Linder Myers, Manchester) for the employee.
||Jeremy Johnson (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the employer.
||11 April 2003
Employment - Employment Appeal Tribunal - Jurisdiction - Unfair dismissal - Employee adjudicated bankrupt - Bankrupt's estate vesting in trustee in bankruptcy - Employment tribunal categorising unfair dismissal claim as form of property right rather than personal right - Correctness of decision.
An unfair dismissal claim, both in its nature and its remedies, was personal to a claimant and not apt to vest in his or her trustee in bankruptcy as a thing in action.
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