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Day: 18 October 2017

State immunity not applicable to claims within ambit of EU law

Benkharbouche v Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs; Libya v Janah [2017] UKSC 62 These cases considered whether granting immunity from suit under the State Immunity Act 1978 engages, and breaches, the respondents’ rights under the ECHR and EU Charter. The claimants issued various claims in the employment tribunal following their dismissal from […]