Glasgow City Council v Bensalem Dahhan UKEATS 0024/15

Capacity to enter into contract

The issue in this appeal is whether an ET has power to set aside a purported settlement agreement on the basis that one of the signatories to the agreement lacked the capacity to enter into it. While there are a number of authorities in relation to the power of the ET to set aside settlement agreements, none of those has related to contractual capacity as opposed to an absence of agreement through essential error or misrepresentation.

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