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Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd v Winks - test for jurisdiction is NOT "substantial connection" with Great Britain

Mr Winks was employed by Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd (DDPPL) - a Singapore company which provides crews for oil rigs - as a storeman working in the offshore industry.  He worked on an oil rig that was registered in Singapore but was operated by a company registered in the UK (Dolphin Drilling Ltd) when it was in the Gulf of Mexico and, latterly, when off the coast of Nigeria. Mr Winks was dismissed and sought to pursue a claim of unfair dismissal before the Employment Tribunal. 

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