Linklaters LLP & Anor v Mellish  EWHC 295
High Court grants injunction to restrain disclosure of information to the media
This case concerns the law firm Linklaters and the company through which it employs its UK-based employees (LBS). Mr Mellish worked from 27 March 2017 as Linklaters’ Director of Business Development and Marketing. He was also a member of the Executive Committee.
Mr Mellish’s contract included an express obligation of confidentiality as follows:
‘You must not at any time, other than for the proper performance of your work: