Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2011] All ER (D) 69 (Jan)
Court: Chancery Division

Lewison J (judgment given extempore)

Representation Jonathan Miller (instructed by Squire, Sanders and Dempsey (UK) LLP) for the claimant.
  Crispin Winser (instructed by Liddell & Co ) for W.
Judgment Dates: 14 January 2011


Injunction - Confidential information - Interlocutory injunction - Claimant recruitment consultant seeking interim injunction restraining use of confidential information by ex-employee - Employee resisting injunction on basis of unreasonable anti-competition clause in contract of employment - Whether interim injunction should be granted.

The Case

Injunction Confidential information. The Chancery Division in granting the claimant recruitment consultant's application for an injunction, found that there was a serious issue to be tried regarding an ex-employee's use of confidential information and also that the injunction was necessary to preserve the status quo.

Practice Areas

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