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I'm looking at one of your pages re. non-dealing clauses
I'm looking at one of your pages re. non-dealing clauses post-employment. I worked for a company (A) for 9 months during which time several clients 'followed me' from my old company (B). I left and started a new company (C). Some of the same clients have now worked with myself and my business partner at C - my business partner had pre-existing relationships with all these clients before I even joined A (she did not work at A). I'm trying to work out if a non-dealing clause is enforceable in this situation? … read more
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I have recently relocated internationally with my company but the new country is not working out for myself and my partner. The alternative before I left was redundancy. We want to leave. Do I have an… read more
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