Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 247 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWCA Civ 895
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Lord Woolf CJ, May LJ and Sir Martin Nourse

Representation Ian Croxford QC and Daniel Toledano (instructed by Kendall Freeman) for the club.
  Paul Goulding QC and Thomas Croxford (instructed by Clifford Chance) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 19 July 2005

Catchwords

Contract - Breach - Fixed term contract - Football manager - Whether manager in breach of contract.

The Case

In an appeal against the dismissal of the claimant football club's claim against its former manager for damages for breach of various contractual and fiduciary duties, it was clear that the judge had come to the conclusion that the defendant had acted honestly, and that that conclusion was objectively justified.

Practice Areas

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