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claims against employees

Staff contracts often include restrictive covenants, to protect confidential information and customer relationships which are vital to your business and its continued success. So if a key employee announces their intention to leave the company, you will often need fast and accurate advice on how best to protect your interests.

We can advise on a wide range of relevant issues, including:

  • When an employee should be placed on gardening leave
  • Restricting access to information during an employee’s notice period
  • Searches of an employee’s work computer
  • Injunctions stopping an employee from taking your clients or staff to their new place of work

To make an appointment to see one of our solicitors, Ken StangoeRichard MillardTrevor Coward or Guy Brooks please call on 01908 692769 or contact us.


What our client’s say:

“Thank you again for your advice and support along the way. In particular, speaking in a non-legal fashion that I could understand.”
Sally-Ann Smith, Interim Management Appointments Limited

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Accreditations

Chambers & Partners 2020  says ‘Well-respected team active on a wide range of contractual claims and commercial disputes, including unfair prejudice claims and fraud-related proceedings.  Local and international clientele comes from a variety of industry sectors, and also includes private individuals and SMEs.’

Legal 500 2020 says ‘Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors LLP’s dispute resolution and litigation practice specialises in commercial property disputes, distribution and agency agreements, debt collection and director, shareholder and partnership disputes. Its work includes dealing with injunctions and freezing orders and work in areas such as insolvency, international trade and  IT and e-commerce. Practice head Kenneth Stangoe, Trevor Coward, Guy Brooks and  Richard Millard are the key contacts’

Chambers and Partners 2020      Legal 500 2020 Leading firm

The Dispute Resolution & Litigation Team

  • Ken Stangoe Partner
    Dispute Resolution & Litigation 01908 689307
    Ken is Head of the Department.  He has over 20 years' experience as a commercial litigator, with a heavy focus on property disputes, including forfeiture actions and applications for relief, right of way disputes, rent recovery for commercial landlords, trusts of land, dilapidations claims, boundary disputes, rent and service charge recovery and lease renewal applications.

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  • Richard Millard Managing Partner
    Construction & Development 01908 689382
    Richard has over 20 years’ experience acting for clients in the construction industry,  providing pragmatic advice to developers, contractors, sub-contractors, design and construction professionals, housing associations, smaller builders and homeowners.

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  • Guy Brooks Partner
    Dispute Resolution & Litigation 01908 689304
    Guy has more than 30 years’ experience in the legal profession and headed up the Commercial Litigation department of local firm Fennemores, before joining Geoffrey Leaver as joint head of the Dispute Resolution department in 2006. The Dispute Resolution department have been recognised by Legal 500 UK.

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  • Trevor Coward Partner
    Dispute Resolution & Litigation 01908 689311
    Trevor specialises in the closely connected fields of commercial litigation, partner/director disputes, insolvency, property litigation, and professional negligence. His background is one of broad experience across a wide range of commercial litigation. He is a member of Legal Counsel International, an alliance of lawyers in 17 countries.

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