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Wrongful dismissal: Compensation for loss of chance to claim unfair dismissal

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    Raspin v United News Shops Ltd [1999] IRLR 9 EAT (0 other reports)

Damages for wrongful dismissal may in principle include damages in respect of an employee's loss of the opportunity to bring an unfair dismissal complaint, holds the EAT in Raspin v United News Shops Ltd [1999] IRLR 9. This was a proper head of damages in the present case, where the employee was summarily dismissed in breach of a disciplinary procedure which formed part of her contract of employment.