Law Firm Fights To Hold Rival To Noncompete In VW Suit

Law360, London (March 24, 2021, 7:23 PM GMT) -- An English law firm specializing in consumer group actions urged the U.K.'s top court on Wednesday to enforce a nondisclosure agreement it signed with a rival firm while bringing claims against Volkswagen AG over emissions.

Two law firms are at the U.K. Supreme Court over a nondisclosure agreement related to a suit over the Volkswagen emissions scandal. (AP) Richard Coleman QC of Fountain Court Chambers, counsel for Your Lawyers Ltd., told the U.K. Supreme Court that Harcus Sinclair LLP freely agreed to the trade constraints that appeared in the NDA, including a noncompete clause, and that the lower court was wrong...

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