- Interim injunction restraining publication of confidential information (Linklaters v Mellish)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
- Case details
Dispute Resolution analysis: Linklaters LLP (Linklaters) applied for an interim injunction to stop a former employee from publishing allegedly confidential information about the firm including details of specific internal grievance procedures. The application was made on notice but was heard in the absence of the defendant. In granting the application, the court considered how Linklaters had met the required threshold for an interim injunction of this nature and what safeguards had been put in place to protect the absent defendant, Mr Mellish. Written by Siona Spillett, Professional Support Lawyer at Eversheds Sutherland.
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