David specialises in High Court actions concerning applications for emergency interim relief and permanent injunctions in relation to employment contracts and fiduciary duties. He is regularly instructed in disputes over the enforcement of restrictive covenants and related obligations including:
- Non-compete, non-dealing and non-solicitation obligations
- Protection of confidential information, trade secrets and intellectual property
- Delivery up of documents and property
- Orders for electronic imaging of computer equipment and accounts
- Team moves
- Directors’ duties
- Springboard injunctions
- Garden leave disputes
- Indirect restraint of trade provisions
- Cross jurisdiction litigation
He is regularly instructed to act for clients across a wide range of industries and sectors including insurance, shipping brokers, IT and computing, haulage and logistics, sports, oil and energy supply, recruitment, solicitors and legal services, property management companies, international wine sales and manufacturing.
He has been instructed to draft or advise on terms in employment contracts and partnership agreements which govern confidentiality, post termination restrictions and non-compete provisions.
David also has considerable experience in applications for injunctions relating to industrial action.
David frequently advises in disputes involving beaches of employment contracts – wages and bonus payments.
He advises and represents partnerships and LLPs in actions concerning contractual disputes over partnership agreements, restraint of trade, partnership status, expulsions of partners and team moves.
He frequently advises businesses on the effects of TUPE in relation to mergers and acquisition of workforces.