April 2020 - Matrix Chambers
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Month: April 2020

Employment tribunal dismisses application for interim relief

In Headley v Sensyne Health and Drayson, an employment tribunal dismissed the claimant’s application for interim relief following a remote hearing on 22 and 23 April. The claimant was employed as Chief Financial Officer at Sensyne Health, an AIM-listed data and tech business in the healthcare sector. He was dismissed on 2 March 2020. He […]

High Court restrains broker from competition for 12 months

In Square Global Ltd v Leonard [2020] EWHC 1008 the High Court rejected the employee’s defence that he had been constructively dismissed and it enforced his contractual post-termination restrictions in full. The employee, who was a Head of Desk at an interdealer brokerage firm, had an employment contract with a six-month notice period and six-month post-termination […]

Decision in Mallya extradition appeal

Mallya was the controlling director of Kingfisher Airways (‘KFA’) and controlled a large group of companies, United Breweries Group (‘UB’) of which KFA was a part. UB expanded into over 20 countries. In 2003, Mallya formed KFA and was its CEO. Between 2008 – 2009, KFA sought substantial loans from Indian banks. KFA approached the […]