The $6 million Cost of Misusing Confidential Information

A recent decision of the Appellate Division of the Federal Court of Australia has recently decided to award over $6 million dollars in damages to an ex-employer in relation to the misuse of its confidential information by two former employees. What is most interesting...

Can an Employee be Restrained for 10 Years?

Surprising as it may seem, a Western Australian Court has accepted that a 10 year restraint may in fact be enforceable. An engineer with highly specialised skills has temporarily been barred from working with any competitors in Western Australia after the Western...