UK: Non-Compete Restrictions For Employee Shareholders

Employers will often include restrictive covenants in employment contracts to ensure their business interests are protected when an employee leaves.

Where the employee is also a shareholder, there may be similar restrictions contained in a separate shareholder’s agreement.

The Commercial Court recently considered an application by Ideal Standard International NV (Ideal Standard) for an interim injunction to restrain an employee shareholder from breaching a non-compete clause in a shareholder’s agreement, which the employee argued had been […]

By | Feb 17, 2019 ||

Tanner De Witt enhances its litigation practice with appointment of Kevin Bowers as Consultant

Tanner De Witt announces with great pleasure the appointment of Kevin Bowers as a Consultant in the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice.

Kevin is a dual-qualified lawyer in England and Wales and Hong Kong and has practiced as a commercial disputes lawyer and partner with three leading independent Hong Kong law firms over the last twenty years.

Kevin specialises in commercial, insurance and employment litigation and dispute resolution both in Hong Kong and internationally. He handles complex […]

By | Feb 15, 2019 ||

Employment Law in the UAE – An Overview

When it come to UAE employment law, Federal Law No. 8/1980 (also know as the UAE Labour Code) or the Law Regulating Labour Relations the main law governing employee-employer relations in the private sector in the UAE. This law outlines the key employment aspects including working hours, annual leave and public holidays, sick leave, the employment of young people, maternity leave, employee health and safety, termination of employment and end of service gratuity. According […]

By | Feb 13, 2019 ||