In Freshasia Foods Limited v Jing Lu [2018] EWHC 3644, the High Court considered the relevant factors to be taken into account when deciding whether to grant an injunction sought by the claimant company against a former employee, on the basis of non-solicitation and non-compete clauses in the former employee’s employment contract. The claimant argued … Continue reading Limited non-solicitation injunction granted but non-compete injunction dismissed: matters to be taken into account when considering such applications

In Q Ltd v The Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs [2018] EWHC 3637 (QB), the High Court confirmed the correct test to be applied when deciding whether to grant an interim injunction pending an application for a full injunction prior to an appeal to the First Tier Tax Tribunal (“FTT”). The applicant in … Continue reading Court confirms that the “balance of convenience” test is the correct one for a short interim injunction pending an application for a full injunction

In Secretary of State for Justice v Prison Officers’ Association [2018] EWHC 2897 (QB), the High Court confirmed that on the balance of convenience a prior interim injunction preventing the trade union from inducing or instructing prison officers to take industrial action should be continued. The Secretary of State had previously obtained a permanent injunction … Continue reading Court continues an interim injunction restraining a trade union from inducing or instructing prison officers to take industrial action at a prison