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Breach of contract: nominal damages for misuse of confidential information

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    Marathon Asset Management LLP and another v Seddon and others [2017] IRLR 503 HC (0 other reports)

Marathon Asset Management LLP and another v Seddon and others [2017] IRLR 503 HC

breach of contract | confidential information | damages

The High Court has held that two ex-employees breached their contracts of employment by taking confidential information belonging to their former employer's business. However, the High Court found that the employer had not suffered any financial loss and that it was entitled to only nominal damages of £1 from each employee.