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author: David Fisher

In this article, published by Law360, Partner David Fisher and Associate Pooja Dasgupta revisit the key principles of the restraint of trade doctrine in Harcus Sinclair LLP v Your Lawyers Ltd. to consider the notable legal developments in this context, and the implications of the UK Supreme Court’s ruling on the doctrine, its third in three years.

The year 1981 saw some memorable events that enthralled the British public, such as the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer, John McEnroe ending Bjorn Borg’s run of five consecutive men’s singles titles at Wimbledon, and the heroics of Ian Botham as England’s cricket team overcame Australia to retain the Ashes.

The eleventh session was an insightful examination of the practical aspects of minimising the risk of litigation in international team moves, and navigating the risks once litigation is live, with perspectives from the UK, US and Canada.

The departure of a key partner can often cause significant financial, operational and reputational damage to a firm. It is imperative for firms to anticipate these risks in advance and have the appropriate protections and procedures in place, and where necessary, to take swift action, in order to mitigate against the adverse effects of partner departures.

According to the Global Legal Post, the London lateral hiring market remained buoyant last year despite the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In the present climate, partners may be reflecting on their position in their current firm, particularly if their firm has struggled to weather the storm during the pandemic, or where the firm […]

CM Murray LLP, in association with Littleton Chambers and Fisher Phillips LLP, invite you to listen to an hour long podcast recording on “Atypical Worker Restraints and Beyond: Protecting Confidential Information and other Business Interests in Atypical Worker, Independent Contractor, Shareholder and Franchise Relationships.” Listen here. In this podcast, which was recorded on 2 December 2020, David Reade QC […]

The second International Restrictive Covenant and Confidential Information Conference, that was due to take place in September 2020, has been replaced with this series of live, online discussions. The series provides a unique opportunity for In-house Counsel, HR Professionals and Private Practice Employment Law and Dispute Resolution lawyers to hear from leading experts around the […]

CM Murray LLP is delighted to announce further success with our rankings in the newly published Chambers and Partners 2021, with all six of our partners being ranked in the legal directory. As a firm, we have ranked in Band 1 for both Partnership and Employment: Senior Executive, with our individual rankings as follows: Employment: […]

We recently published a news alert highlighting the most common queries we have been receiving from senior executives in the current climate, one of which was “how can senior executives deal with allegations of wrongdoing and investigations?”

We are delighted to bring you a guest alert from David Yewdall, Employment and Business Tax Partner at leading accountancy and investment firm Smith & Williamson LLP, on the key considerations for international executive mobility and global home working as a result of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.