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|16 Jan 2013||Poachers and gamekeepers: key developments on team moves and restrictive covenants||Damian Brown QC, Littleton Chambers||Lecture Notes|
|13 Dec 2012||Employment Law in 2012 and 2013: The game changers||Bruce Carr QC, Devereux Chambers and Marian Bloodworth, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP||Lecture Notes|
|1 Dec 2012||Are non-solicitation covenants still fit for purpose?||Jennifer Featherstone, Shoosmiths LLP||ELA Briefing||As the first 4G phones are launched in the UK, the seemingly relentless pace of technological change presents challenges for employers.|
|1 Dec 2012||Enforcing post-termination restrictions: Patsystems v Neilly||Peter De Maria, Doyle Clayton||ELA Briefing||The decision of Mr Justice Underhill in Patsystems v Neilly has received attention due to the finding that a covenant that was unenforceable when originally signed could not be saved and become enforc...|
|1 Nov 2012||Promotion risks exposed||Richard Linskell, Speechly Bircham LLP||ELA Briefing||PAT Systems v Graeme Neilly  EWHC 2609 shows the risks associated with amending specific terms of a contract of employment without reissuing the new contract in its entirety. In this case, N beg...|
|1 Nov 2012||Injunctions: whether to give notice or not||Paul Nicholls QC, 11kbw||ELA Briefing||Several recent cases have demonstrated a marked change in judicial attitudes towards applications for injunctions. They require claimants to consider with care whether it is appropriate to make the ap...|
|5 Oct 2012||Unenforceable restrictive covenant not rendered enforceable by employee's promotion||Employment News|
|1 Feb 2012||The limits of loyalty||Peter Kirby and Emily Betts, Hardwicke Building||ELA Briefing||
Peter Kirby and Emily Betts examine the latest decision on employees establishing a competing business in breach of their pre- and post-termination duties to their employer
|1 Jul 2010||Restrictive covenants in Europe||Sarah Stanzel, Tanfield Chambers and Andreas Tinhofer, Tinhofer||ELA Briefing||Sarah Stanzel's and Andreas Tinhofer's article is based on a presentation, `Restrictive covenants - cross-border aspects', to the 2010 Annual Conference of the European Employment Lawyers Association ...|
|1 May 2010||The Perils and Pitfalls of Team Moves||Christine Young, Herbert Smith LLP||ELA Briefing||Team moves are becoming increasingly common as the country moves out of recession. The desire to have an established team which will bring its client base with it to a new employer is often overwhelmi...|