In the case of (1) Linklaters LLP (2) Linklaters Business Services v Frank Mellish [2019] EWHC 177 (QB) the High Court granted an interim injunction in favour of the law firm Linklaters to prevent a former employee from revealing confidential information about the firm and its employees. The defendant’s employment contract contained a confidentiality clause … Continue reading Law firm obtains an interim injunction to prevent a former employee from disclosing confidential information relating to internal complaints made by women at the firm

In Mobile Telecommunications Co KSC v HRH Prince Hussam bin Abdulaziz au Saud [2018] EWHC 3749 (Comm) a Saudi prince (“the Prince”) was sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment by the English Commercial Court for breaching an anti-suit injunction. Mobile Communications (“MT”) obtained an arbitration award in arbitration proceedings relating to a loan agreement. The Prince … Continue reading SAUDI PRINCE SENTENCED TO 12 MONTHS’ IMPRISONMENT FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT FOR BREACHING AN ANTI-SUIT INJUNCTION

Permission granted to discontinue proceedings subject to an interim injunction after the proceedings became redundant due to the intervention of a third party On 29 January 2019, the High Court granted an application by Sir Philip Greene (“SPG”) and others to discontinue their claim for an injunction against Telegraph Media Group Ltd (the “Telegraph”). The … Continue reading Permission granted to discontinue proceedings subject to an interim injunction after the proceedings became redundant due to the intervention of a third party