EMPLOYMENT & SAFETY Alert: Costs order puts bite back into restraint actions

10 May 2013


In a very important decision of the New South Wales Supreme Court published on 1 May 2013, a recruitment company seeking to enforce a post-employment restraint was successful in gaining a costs order against a competitor.

InĀ HRX Pty Ltd v Scott, the NSW Supreme Court ordered that Talent2 (a direct competitor of HRX) pay HRX’s legal costs of commencing and successfully resolving an injunction application to enforce a post-employment restraint.

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