Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2014] All ER (D) 254 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2014] EWHC 3852 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Manchester District Registry

Judge Stephen Davies (Sitting as a Judge if the High Court)

Representation Spencer Keen (instructed by MILS Solicitors) for Reuse.
  Akhlaq Choudhury (instructed by Coldham Shield & Mace Solicitors) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 19 November 2014


Restraint of trade by agreement - Employer and employee - Breach of duty - First defendant leaving employment of claimant recycling company to set up second defendant company - First defendant's contract including provisions relating to confidential information and post-termination restrictions - Second defendant acting in competition to claimant - Claimant bringing proceedings for, among other things, breach of confidential and fiduciary duties - Whether claims against the defendants succeeding.

The Case

Restraint of trade by agreement Employer and employee. The claimant company worked in the recycling of glass. The first defendant left the employment of the claimant to set up the second defendant company, which acted in competition to the claimant. The claimant brought proceedings for, among other things breach of confidential and fiduciary duties. The Queen's Bench Division held that, on the evidence, the substantitive claims against the defendants succeeded.

Practice Areas

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