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UKHong Kong: injunctions and trade secrets

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • January 30 2014

The English High Court recently considered the test to be applied when deciding whether to grant an interim injunction against a former employee to

Cavenagh v William Evans 2012 EWCA Civ 697

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 30 2012

In an English Court of Appeal case it was held that the gross misconduct of a managing director of a company, which was only discovered after his redundancy, did not enable the company to avoid liability to pay an agreed payment in lieu of notice

British employment law rights extended to employees based outside of Great Britain

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 20 2011

The English Court of Appeal has held that Hong-Kong based cabin crew who served on flights between Hong Kong and London can bring age and race discrimination claims in England under English law (British Airways plc v Eliza Mak (2010

Hong Kong employers may now face English employment tribunal claims from Hong Kong employees seconded to work in England

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • March 8 2011

The English Employment Appeal Tribunal (the "Appeal Tribunal") recently held that a Hong Kong employee seconded to work in England can bring statutory claims in the English Employment Tribunal (the "Tribunal") against a Hong Kong employer (Pervez v Macquarie Bank (2010