Employment Law Precedents - Confidentiality and Restraint of Trade

Posted in : Comyn Kelleher Tobin on Employment Law Precedents on 8 August 2011
Patrice O'Keeffe
Comyn Keller Tobin
Issues covered:

Case Name And Reference: Net Affinity Limited V Michelle Conaghan and Revmac Limited trading as Avvio, [2011] IEHC 160

Court Or Tribunal: High Court

Jurisdictions/Subject Matter: 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

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Patrice O'Keeffe
Comyn Keller Tobin

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