Genockey v The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    IEHC 498
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Recruitment and Selection
Issues covered: Recruitment and Selection; Conditional Offer of Employment; Fulfilment of Recruitment Criteria

This case involved a claim of misrepresentation, breach of contract and negligent misstatement arising from the defendants withdrawing their employment offer to the plaintiff. The plaintiff had emailed her curriculum vitae to a senior manager in the defendant company and asked to be considered for any upcoming positions. The plaintiff had included her leaving certificate results from 1997, however as she later admitted these were inaccurate. Initially, no positions were available but she was later invited to interview for a position as Loans Administrator. She was asked to bring along a completed application form and original proof of her qualifications, but failed to bring the latter. The

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This article is correct at 13/09/2017

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