Restrictive Covenants in employment contracts

Restrictive Covenants in employment contracts   A restrictive covenant is a clause in an employment agreement that restricts/ prevents the employee from competing with the business of the employer for an agreed period of time. The restrictions will usually relate to competing in direct competition i.e. dealing with or taking clients/ customers of their former […]

Legislative Changes – Personal Injuries

Legislative Changes – Personal Injuries There have been recent legislative changes enacted pertaining to personal injuries litigation as follows: Section 8 Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 – From 28 January 2019, there is an obligation to serve an initial letter of claim within 1 month and a court shall draw inferences from a failure […]

7 Tips for seeking mediation

  7 Tips for seeking mediation   Discuss benefits of mediation with other party: Control Cost savings Saves time Agreed outcome No appeal 2. Explore risks – Violence, anger, dominance 3. Decide on a mediator that is experienced and has a good reputation and check out costs and availability. 4. Try and agree the issues […]

7 point approach to helping our clients survive the family law journey

7 point approach to helping our clients survive the family law journey: Our family Law client base has expanded substantially in recent years. At the outset of any instruction we explain to our clients to the 7 part approach which we adopt in family law cases:- We try to take detailed instructions at the outset […]