Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 37 (Aug)
Neutral Citation: [2017] EWHC 1920 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division, Bristol District Registry

Judge Paul Matthews (sitting as a Judge of the High Court)

Representation Simon Passfield (instructed by Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP) for the applicants.
  Dakis Hagen QC and Charlotte Beynon (instructed by Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 28 July 2017


Company - Director - Liability

The Case

Company Director. The settlement agreement entered by the first applicant company and the respondent, governing certain claims or potential claims by each against the other, did not release the respondent from his obligations to the company in his capacity as a director. The Chancery Division held that the agreement released the respondent from claims connected with or arising out of his employment and not connected with or arising out of his holding an office.

Practice Areas

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