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Bat phones and brokers

Background In the recent case of QBE Management Services (UK) Ltd v Dykmore & Others [2012] EWHC 80 (QB) the High Court granted springboard relief to an employer after it emerged that, prior to resigning, a group of employees had hatched a calculated...

"Self-protection" no excuse for employees taking employer's confidential information

Fox Williams LLP has successfully represented the claimants in the recent case of Brandeaux Advisers (UK) Ltd and others v Chadwick [2010] in which the High Court has held a senior employee to be in repudiatory breach of contract and breach of trust by...

Disciplinary hearings - a trial for all involved?

Can your lawyer attend your disciplinary hearing? The Court of Appeal recently handed down its decision regarding whether a teacher accused of gross misconduct should have been entitled to legal representation at the disciplinary hearing under Article 6 of...

The right to legal representation at disciplinary hearings

Lawyers have got excited about two recent cases: the High Court decision in the case of R v Governors of X School (regarding a teacher who was accused of kissing a pupil) and the Court of Appeal decision in Kulkarni v Milton Keynes Hospital NHS...
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