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BREXIT IMPACT: The drafting and enforcement of the applicable law (governing law) and jurisdiction clause in this Precedent may be affected by Brexit....
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9th Nov
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All employees are under a duty of fidelity to their employer. The duty of fidelity is also known as the duty of good faith, or of loyalty.Fidelity is...
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9th Nov
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[Strictly private and confidential][Address][Date]Dear [enter name(s) of relevant individual(s) at the transferor],Proposed transfer of [enter...
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9th Nov
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For employees starting fresh employment on or after 6 April 2012, the right not to be unfairly dismissed generally only arises when the employee, by...
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9th Nov
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1Introductions of those present if necessary. Confirm who is taking notes and that copies of the meeting notes will be made available to the...
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[Insert date][Insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert address]To the [insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert name of case, eg X v Y]Claim Number: [insert claim...
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[To be typed on headed notepaper of transferee][Strictly private and confidential][Address][Date]Dear [enter name(s) of relevant individual(s) at the...
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9th Nov
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Three months beginning with the effective date of terminationAn unfair dismissal claim must generally be submitted to the employment tribunal within...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and until...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations 2020 (Week’s Pay Amendment Regs 2020),...
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9th Nov
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1Paragraph 1 of the Grounds of Claim is admitted.2As to paragraph 2 of the Grounds of Claim, it is denied that the Claimant’s colleagues were...
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9th Nov
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[ON YOUR LETTERHEAD][Name and address of other party, or other party’s solicitor]Dear [insert contact name][Insert subject of letter, eg names of...
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9th Nov
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Pension loss will generally only arise in cases where an individual has lost their job and the pension provision that went with that job. An...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bryant QC of Outer Temple Chambers. 12th Jan
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Collective agreements are agreements negotiated between one or more trade unions and employers or employers' associations and which relate to one or...
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Date: [insert date]Dear [insert name of employee]Congratulations and thank you for telling me about your pregnancy and the date that your baby is due....
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Practice notes
This Practice Note examines the various types of post-termination restrictions (restrictive covenants) that are typically found in contracts of...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note summarises key decisions on the enforceability of post-termination restrictions (restrictive covenants) in contracts of employment...
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9th Apr
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The remedies available in cases involving attempts to enforce express and implied terms of the contract of employment in employee competition cases...
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9th Apr
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Freezing orders were formerly known as Mareva injunctions, named after the claimant in one of the first cases in which such an injunction was...
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9th Apr
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For a post-termination restriction to be enforceable by the employer, it first has to be a contractual term; that is, incorporated into a contract...
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9th Apr
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As noted elsewhere (see Practice Note: Restraint of trade), a post-termination restriction will be unlawful, and therefore unenforceable, unless the...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Ruaraidh Fitzpatrick of Cloisters 9th Apr
Practice notes
It is a basic principle of common law that an individual should be free to follow their trade or calling when, where and in what manner they wish....
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9th Apr
Practice notes
In some cases an employer will seek an injunction to protect himself against the activities of a former employee who, before the termination of his...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
All employees are under a duty of fidelity to their employer. The duty of fidelity is also known as the duty of good faith, or of loyalty.Fidelity is...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
An order for delivery up is type of a mandatory injunction which can be used to compel the return of documents or other items wrongfully taken from...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
In order to be enforceable, the terms of a post-termination restriction must do no more than the minimum necessary to protect the legitimate business...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
A search order will generally provide that the claimant employer may enter into the defendant's premises, and may search for and seize relevant...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
An employee will be under certain implied duties during employment. These will vary depending on the seniority of the employee and whether he is...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
In a team move, two or more partners of the same partnership or members of the same limited liability partnership (LLP) leave that entity and either...
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Produced in partnership with David Reade QC of Littleton Chambers 9th Apr
Practice notes
The remedies available in cases involving attempts to enforce post-termination restrictions may conveniently be divided between:•interim remedies...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the types of final injunction and permanent injunction.The remedies available in cases involving attempts to enforce...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note contains links to all Lexis®PSL Employment documents relating to employee competition and confidentiality, including...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
The remedies available in cases involving attempts to enforce post-termination restrictions may conveniently be divided between:•interim remedies...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr

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