The Sherrards Blog: Commercial Law

Do not submit to the jurisdiction without careful consideration

15th May 2015

In a case decided last week, the English Commercial Court ruled that it would enforce a Chinese judgment in England Even though the Chinese proceedings were brought in breach of an anti-suit injunction, after unsuccessfully challenging the jurisdiction of the Chinese court, the defendant had appeared at trial.  It had …

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Do not submit to the jurisdiction without careful consideration

Making restrictive covenants bite

23rd April 2015

How do you prevent a former employee from competing, soliciting and dealing with your clients, and from poaching your other employees? Restrictive covenants are the answer, but are also notoriously difficult to enforce because they are, as a starting point, considered to be a restraint of trade. Follow the steps below to …

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Making restrictive covenants bite

A six-step guide to protect your business against breach of restrictive covenants

12th March 2015

Breaches of employment contracts happen every day – being vigilant and making employment contracts water tight is critical.  St Albans dispute resolution solicitor Gemma Newing provides a six-step guide to protecting your business. 1. Seek legal advice at the earliest opportunity  The relationship between your employees and your customers is …

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A six-step guide to protect your business against breach of restrictive covenants
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