Clauses restricting the actions
of an employee, director or sub-contractor during the contract and after
it has come to an end are common, but litigation relating to these types of clauses is not always straightforward.
For employers, a breach of these terms can have potentially disastrous consequences for your business. For an employee being faced with a claim, it can have a significant impact on your personal and professional life.
Whichever side you are on, we understand the pressures you are faced with and the need for clear advice and action, often urgently. We will work with you to resolve the dispute in the most effective and efficient way we can, whatever outcome you are looking for.
We have considerable experience in advising and representing various types of clients in disputes relating to restrictive covenants including:
• Advising on the enforceability of the clause
• Applications for interim injunctions
• Claims for damages and other remedies
• Negotiating settlements, before or after the commencement of Court proceedings