Labour and Employment Law

Beau Vallon Properties V Bhasin (SCA 72/2018 SCSC 1031 (Appeal from CA 11/2018)) [2021] SCCA 32 (13 August 2021);

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Appeal against the decision of Supreme Court dismissing an appeal from the Employment Tribunal on the grounds that Counsel had not filed arguments supporting the memorandum of appeal – Rule 20, Supreme Court Appeal Rules - the court must consider the record and make an order even in absence of the appellant or arguments

IN THE SEYCHELLES COURT OF APPEAL

 

Beau Vallon Properties Limited v Philippe Cointy (MA 307/2019) [2020] SCSC 61 (22 January 2020);

 

DODIN J

[1]       The Applicant is appealing the judgment of this Court delivered on 16th July 2018 which dismissed the Applicant’s appeal from a judgment of the Employment Tribunal delivered on 24th October, 2017. The grounds of appeal before the Court of Appeal are :

i.          “The learned judge erred in law on the evidence in awarding compensation to the Respondent;

ii.         The learned judge erred in law in failing to consider the reasonable excuse given by the Appellant for non-appearance of lawyer;

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