Team Moves: Lessons for poachers and gamekeepers
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The recent High Court case of QBE Management Services (UK) Limited v Dymoke and Others concerned a group of employees (led by three key individuals) leaving together to set up a competing business. It provides a helpful summary of the legal principles which will apply in a team move situation. We summarise these below and make some practical suggestions about how to handle a team move, whether you are looking to hire a team or if you are faced with losing one.