Sir Philip Green was named in parliament last week in relation to allegations of sexual and racial harassment by former employees. He denies any wrongdoing. The story has only added to the already mounting concern about the use of non-disclosure agreements (often referred to as NDAs) in such situations. The prime minister has promised an urgent review. How, though, do they work in an employment context in the UK and is there ever any justification for them?
Anthony Sakrouge appears in The Times discussing non-disclosure agreements, settlement agreements and confidentiality clauses.
Can employers’ gagging orders ever be justified? is available to read on The Times website via subscription.
Anthony is head of the employment team, which has been described by The Legal 500 as delivering "an outstanding level of service". He acts for both employers and employees, specialising in contentious work and negotiations relating to the complex starting and leaving packages of directors and other senior employees.