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Independent legal entity can benefit from state immunity (Kuwait Investment Office v Hard)

Published on: 11 April 2022
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Independent legal entity can benefit from state immunity (Kuwait Investment Office v Hard)
  • What are the practical implications of this judgment?
  • What is the relevant background?
  • Background law
  • Background facts
  • The decision of the Employment Tribunal
  • What did the EAT decide?
  • Case details

Article summary

Employment analysis: Just because a body is an independent legal entity does not mean that it cannot benefit from state immunity, according to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT), but, on the facts of this case, the Employment Tribunal had not erred in holding that the respondent was not part of the Kuwaiti diplomatic mission in the UK and therefore did not have immunity. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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