Robinson v Al-Qasimi  EWCA Civ 862
Contract enforceable despite a period of illegality
This case concerns the doctrine of illegality of contract.
Ms Robinson was employed to work for His Highness Sheikh Khalid Bin Saqr Al-Qasimi (Sheikh Khalid) to manage his affairs in the UK.
Her letter of appointment stated that she would be paid £34,000 per annum and that she would be responsible for her own tax and national insurance on the payment.