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Net Affinity Limited v Michelle Conaghan and Revmac Limited T/A Avvio [2011]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    [2011] IEHC 160
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Pay and Conditions of Employment
Issues covered: Restraint of Trade Clauses; Confidentiality Clauses


A Hotel Marketing Agency specialising in the provision of reservation and booking engine systems for independent and group hotels in Ireland sought a number of injunctions on foot of a contract of employment against a former key ex-worker to include the following:

A. An order restraining the ex-worker from breaching the duty of confidentiality as set out in her contract of employment
B. An order preventing the ex-worker from approaching clients of the Agency for the first 12 months of her employment with a rival firm
C. An order preventing the ex-worker from taking up employment with

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This article is correct at 08/08/2011

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Patrice O'Keeffe
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