A party that breaches a settlement agreement risks both being forced to complete the agreement and having to pay the legal costs of the party seeking to enforce the agreement.
breach of settlement agreement
It happens every now and then: the parties to a wrongful dismissal dispute agree to resolve their differences, typically with the employer agreeing to pay the employee a certain amount of compensation, and the employer subsequently learns that the employee is working for a competitor. Typically, they will react out of anger, immediately stopping all payments pursuant to the settlement. Can they do so?