OCS Group UK v Dadi [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EWHC 1727 (Ch)
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales High Court (EWHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Contempt of Court; Breach of Court Order; Confidential Information; Deletion of Evidence; Fiduciary Duty; Breach of Confidence

In OCS Group UK v Dadi the High Court sentenced an employee to six weeks’ imprisonment for contempt of court. The employee, Mr Dadi, violated an order banning him from disclosing confidential information belonging to his employer and informing others of the order imposed. The interim injunction required Mr Dadi to preserve hard copy and electronic evidence and warned that a failure to do so would render him liable to imprisonment, fine or seizure of assets.

The claimant, a cleaning contractor to the aviation industry, alleged the defendant had breached his contract of employment by transferring confidential information to his personal email account and by using the information relating to

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This article is correct at 19/07/2017

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