Personal Management Solutions Ltd and another v Brakes Bros Ltd and others

Equity – Breach of confidence. The claimant companies brought an action for breach of confidential information in respect of a former director who had left and set up in competition to the claimants. It was alleged that the former director and his companies were utilising lists of customers which were subject to a confidentiality clause. The Queen's Bench Division allowed the claim, and granted the claimants an injunction and a further hearing for damages to be assessed.

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