Caterpillar Logistics Services (UK) Ltd v de Crean [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EWCA Civ 156
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Confidentiality agreement; injunctive relief

This case involved an appeal against a refusal to grant an injunction that sought to prevent a former employee from misusing confidential information. The defendant employee had been the Logistics Centre Manager for the applicant and worked on a significant customer service agreement for an automotive parts firm who used the applicant for its distribution. The defendant applied, and was offered, a job with the customer. Following the defendant‟s resignation, the applicant initiated proceedings seeking to restrain breach of confidential information and trade secrets and also sought an order preventing the defendant from playing any part in the agreement. In the

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This article is correct at 24/02/2012

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