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Eamonn McCotter v Quinn Insurance (In Administration) [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UD 242/2011
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Redundancy and Reorganisation
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2007; Redundancy Payments Acts, 1967 to 2007; Unfair Dismissal; Independent Contractor or Employee


The claimant carried out work as a Regional Claims Manager under a Service Contract and Agreement for the provision of Insurance Investigation and Settlement Services for the respondent. A Clause of the claimant’s contract, which referred to the claimant as “the Contractor”, provided that he would not be prevented or restricted, by virtue of his relationship with the respondent, from providing services to any other clients, subject to no conflict of interest arising.

The claimant was a director and 100% shareholder of another company. Payments were made to that other company by the

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This article is correct at 28/11/2012

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