You may be thinking of leaving your employer and want to know what you can and cannot do. We are often asked to advise on enforceability of restrictive covenants. We have extensive experience of advising in connection with restrictive covenants and matters of confidentiality.
You may be accused of being in breach of a restrictive covenant and we can defend you, which may include negotiating an amicable resolution with your former employer.
There are lots of different types of restrictive covenants. The most common types are:
Separately, there is likely to be a continuing restriction on using or disclosing confidential information belonging to the ex-employer.
Depending on the complexity of the case we may be able to provide some initial advice under the fixed fee scheme.
If the case is urgent and/or you have been threatened with court action then it would generally not be suitable for the fixed fee scheme.
Whilst based in the South of England, Paris Smith acts for businesses and families throughout the UK. Technology has enabled us to provide a high level of service to our clients whether they are local to our offices or not. Our advice can be given in many ways:
In our early conversations with you, We will talk through how you would like to be contacted and the best ways for us to meet with you.
We have a team of nine specialist employment law solicitors. The team is made up of 3 partners, 3 associates, 2 solicitors and 1 trainee solicitor.
You can find contact details for them below.
Lorna Hayes, MD – Churches Fire