Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 June 2011

760 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199587698

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Employee Competition

Covenants, Confidentiality, and Garden Leave

Second Edition

Edited by Paul Goulding QC

  • Extensively revised new edition of a leading authority on employee competition, cited in judgments including Crowson Fabrics Ltd v Rider & Ors and RDF Media v Clements
  • Combines comprehensive coverage of the substantive law with an extensive treatment of the relevant procedural issues
  • Offers thoughtful and in-depth analysis of the full range of issues encountered in contentious and non-contentious work concerning competition by employees, directors, partners, LLP members and others, including complex employment covenants
  • Written by a team of leading experts from Blackstone Chambers, and Olswang, led by Paul Goulding QC
  • Focuses on the issues encountered in practice, and includes helpful checklists and sample clauses, as well as materials on drafting
  • Contains carefully selected and produced appendices, including a guide to relevant forensic investigations written by a team from Stroz Friedberg
  • Guides the reader through important procedural aspects, and the range of available remedies (including injunctions, damages, and accounts of profits)

New to this Edition:

  • Fully updated to take into account significant case law in the area, including Mainstream Properties v Young
  • Additional analysis of enforceability of restrictive covenants in deferred compensation and employee benefit schemes
  • Expanded coverage of team moves, including recent case law such as Tullett Prebon v BGC, and 'team move' covenants
  • Includes a new chapter on the international dimension, with discussion and analysis of Samengo-Turner v Marsh and Duarte v Black & Decker

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