||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 383 (Jun)
|| EWCA Civ 806
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Tuckey, Rix LJJ and Wilson J
||Jonathan Hirst QC, Andrew Mitchell and Patrick Goodall (instructed by Clifford Chance LLP) for the first claimant and (instructed by Barlow Lyde & Gilbert) for the second claimant.
||Jonathan Sumption QC and Colin Wynter (instructed by Lovells) for the 16th and 17th defendants.
||30 June 2005
Contracts - Enforceability - Certainty - Agreement by defendant to accept responsibility for conduct of employee - Agreement insufficiently certain to bind parties.
The judge had wrongly concluded in the instant case that exchanges between representatives of the claimants and of the 16th and 17th defendants had resulted in a binding agreement.
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