Notable Employment Cases for Simon Myerson QC
Simon has long experience in employment work, especially relating to improper use of confidential information and breach of restrictive covenants, but including advisory work on the implementation of new rules and regulations.
Barnsley Footwear v Masters. Claim by company against former employee for account of profits arising from employee’s new business. Issue as to precise status of Defendant, confidentiality of information and whether information legitimately acquired.
Menage v Nuffield. Claim by doctors wishing to decamp to new private hospital to be released from their contract of services with the existing provider.
Re F. Claim by a taxi company to restrain passing off relating to their name and the recruitment of existing employees by competing business set up by ex-employees.
Re Nuffield. Advice on application and requirements of new nursing homes regulations to large private supplier.
Re X: Advised serving police officer on whether disclosure of adverse judicial finding is compulsory or whether, in the circumstances, the Chief Officer is breaching the agreement for service. Officer reinstated in investigative capacity with disclosure accompanied by explanation of circumstances of finding.
Sample current cases
Advising ex director on whether co-director’s actions amount to repudiation of contract where key financial decisions made in absence of director and where financial information deliberately withheld.