Jean-Phillippe Grenet v Electronic Arts Ireland Limited [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    IECH 786
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Interlocutory Injunction; Termination of Employment; Reputational Damage

The underlying and main issue in this case was the manner by which the defendant sought to terminate the plaintiff’s employment.

The plaintiff, a French national, was appointed ‘Senior Director of Global Service Delivery and EA Site Lead reporting to John Pompei’. He made an ex-parte application refraining the defendant from taking any further steps to implement his dismissal and refraining it from appointing any other person to his role until the hearing of the interlocutory injunction application.

The plaintiff subsequently received a letter stating the respondent company sought to withdraw

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This article is correct at 31/01/2019
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