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Protecting your brand: are restrictive covenants fashionable again?

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Fashion brands worldwide commonly use post-termination restrictive covenants to prevent former employees from competing unfairly, whether that is by joining a competitor, or poaching employees or customers. High-profile disputes are often reported in...

Top tips for moves - the poacher's perspective

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Poaching senior hires from competitors is nothing new in the fashion world. The moves of Jigsaw’s chief finance officer, Claire Wain, to Jack Wills and Liz Evans, the chief executive of Oasis and Warehouse to Fat Face, are two recent examples. It can...

Are you at risk of a #MeToo claim? Parissa Torabi writes for Drapers

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Employment law associate and member of our Fashion Law Group, Parissa Torabi , explains the precautions fashion retail leaders must take to ensure there is no harassment hidden in their organisations. Read Parissa's article here . ...

Reverse #MeToo - trending soon in fashion?

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The #MeToo movement has on the face of it changed the landscape for the better. But what about the reverse situation where the accused (usually men) are falsely accused? Reverse #MeToo claims have already been made. This is unsurprising, as alleged...

Dress codes in the workplace

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Why are we still concerned about dress codes in the workplace? This should in theory be a fairly straightforward concept, however, the recent highly publicised case of the female agency worker who was sent home without pay because she refused to wear high...