Mason v ILTB LTD T/A Gillen Markets & Anor Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberIEHC 539
Legal BodyHigh Court of Ireland (IEHC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
The Plaintiff, Mr Rory Mason, was the Managing Director of a wealth management and investment advice firm. He brought a claim to the High Court claiming that he was wrongly dismissed from his €125,000 per year employment with the Respondent. Mr Mason claimed that his employer wrongly accused him of gross misconduct, namely that he stole €14,000 from the business. He denied any wrongdoing and claimed the “accusation of theft” was “utterly without foundation” and a “contrived attempt” to remove him from his position as chief executive “by whatever means necessary”. He also submitted that he was the subject of baseless and false allegations.
The High Court granted Mr Mason a temporary
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