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Team Moves: Poached and Poacher

An employer’s guide to team moves and post-termination restraints of trade



As governments look to facilitate economic recovery following the Covid-19 pandemic, post-termination restraints of trade can be seen as a barrier to innovation and competition – or a necessary tool to protect legitimate business interests. For the poached and the poacher, there are various legal and commercial risks to consider and in an area of law which is constantly evolving.

View our short video, where Sinead Casey, Partner in our Employment & Incentives group, talks about our Team Moves: Poached and Poacher campaign. 


Restraints of Trade: A Global Perspective

The enforceability of restrictive covenants varies across different jurisdictions, from what is considered reasonable and market practice, to whether they are even permissible under local laws.

In our one-page Global Guide, we outline the headline issues for employers to be mindful of when seeking to enforce restrictive covenants across key jurisdictions. Download our one-page Global Guide here.

For more comprehensive coverage of the issues for employers in each jurisdiction, our clients can also access our full detailed Global Brochure here.

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Top tips: Employers and employees

Whether you are a current or prospective employer dealing with an employee who has been poached, or you are an employee considering your next move, there are various legal and commercial risks to consider in an area of law which is constantly evolving. Take a look at our top tips for employers and employees to find out more.

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