Month: January 2017
When is a restrictive covenant truly restrictive?
I’ve had a series of restrictive covenant cases recently, both from former employees and former employers, and I have repeatedly been asked “are they enforceable”. Fair question really, but unfortunately for the former employer, the answer is not always yes. We all know that a restrictive covenant which is wider than reasonably necessary to protect... Read more »
Recruiters – making sure you’re the effective cause
I’ve written about introductions in recruitment before, but a recent spate of backdoor hire cases has prompted me to do so again. Backdoor hires are one of the primary scourges of the recruitment industry. At Cognitive Law we help many recruitment companies recover those placement fees. Some are easier to recover than others, but in... Read more »