Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 56 (May)
Court: Chancery Division

Laddie J

Representation Lexa Hilliard (instructed by Salsons) for the administrators.
Judgment Dates: 7 May 2003


Companies - Administration order - Employment contracts - Directions relating to adoption of employees' contracts - ss 19(5), 19(6).

The Case

On the administrators' application for directions on the issue of whether they had adopted the contracts of employment of the company's French employees within the meaning in s19(6) of the the court decided that there was no conduct by the administrators which could be said to be an election to treat those contracts of employment as continuing. Accordingly, the court would grant the administrators a declaration to the effect that those contracts.had not been adopted.

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