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Littleton Chambers (Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC), Selwyn Bloch QC, London, ENGLAND

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Selwyn Bloch QC

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Littleton Chambers (Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC)


Selwyn Bloch QC is a leading employment/commercial law Silk. He has appeared in numerous leading cases, including Court of Appeal and High Court employment disputes involving confidential information, team moves, economic torts, restrictive covenants, garden leave, fiduciary duties and wrongful dismissal. Cases include aspects of intellectual property, private international law (including case settled shortly before hearing in Supreme Court in November 2016 - concerning jurisdiction under Brussels Regulation (Recast) and anti-suit injunctions), numerous reported cases on confidential information, wrongful dismissal, fiduciary duties, restrictive covenants and conflict of laws in relation to restrictive covenants as well as springboard injunctions/team moves. Recent instructions include substantial claim in respect of employee benefit scheme subject to foreign law, team moves/confidential information cases, cases regarding enforceability of anti-team moves covenants (in employment contracts and LLP agreements) and enforceability of "claw back" provisions in employee benefit schemes; also, instructions by magic circle firms to advise on drafting of covenants and other business-protective provisions in top professional multi-jurisdiction LLP. Substantial experience in discrimination, whistleblowing and unfair dismissal disputes.


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).


Employment Law Bar Association; ELA; COMBAR.


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London Bar


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Selwyn Bloch QC - Littleton ChambersHe is at the top of the tree for restrictive covenants.

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