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Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC
Littleton Chambers
3 KING'S BENCH WALK NORTH, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 7HR
England

Position

Selwyn Bloch QC is a leading Silk, specialising in business protection in the area of employment, commercial and partnership law, whether as leading counsel, arbitrator, mediator or draughtsman.

He has acted in numerous leading cases (at all levels) involving restrictive covenants, confidential information, fiduciary duties. economic torts and conflict of laws. These disputes typically concern interim injunctions and (expedited) trials in restrictive covenant, garden leave, springboard, anti-team moves, anti-suit injunctions and wrongful dismissal cases.

Recent instructions include acting as sole arbitrator in an expedited hearing of a LLP restrictive covenant dispute within a Big 4 accountancy firm,  claims relating to employee benefit schemes subject to foreign law, team moves/confidential information cases, cases regarding enforceability of anti-team moves covenants and enforceability of “claw back” provisions.

Selwyn advises on drafting of covenants and other business-protective provisions in all kinds of agreements.

He has substantial experience in employment tribunal disputes. He has been a part time Employment Judge since 2000.

Career

Qualified 1982; QC 2000; Employment Judge (part time) since 2000; publications: co-author of leading textbook ‘Employment Covenants and Confidential Information’, (4th edition due late 2017).

Memberships

Employment Law Bar Association; ELA; COMBAR.

Leisure

Music; theatre; literature; sport.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Employment

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Selwyn Bloch QCLittleton ChambersThe godfather of restrictive covenants; he is encyclopaedic in his knowledge of restrictive covenant cases.