Square Global Limited v Leonard [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EWHC 1008
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales High Court (EWHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Constructive Dismissal; Restrictive Covenants; Breach of Contract

The claimant was the company that employed the defendant in February 2015.  He was employed as a broker.   The defendant resigned summarily on 11th November 2019 and the court found at that time he had engaged in negotiations with other financial services businesses about joining them instead. The claimant brought the claim relating to the employment contract arguing that the defendant had breached the requirement to give six months’ written notice and that they were treating the resignation as an intention to end the agreement in six months’ time.  On foot of this, they then sought an order invoking a term of the employment contract that stopped the defendant from

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This article is correct at 05/05/2020
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