Linklaters Marketer Silenced On Treatment Of Female Attys

Law360 (February 6, 2019, 6:40 PM EST) -- Linklaters secured an injunction in a British court Tuesday temporarily preventing a former marketing director from revealing certain details of the law firm’s “ongoing struggle … with women in the workplace,” including a sexual assault for which a former Munich partner has been jailed.

The law firm’s request for a temporary injunction was granted by Judge Mark Warby of the High Court’s Queen’s Bench Division, with the court finding that the gag order was necessitated by the danger that Frank Mellish, former Linklaters business development and marketing director, could reveal sensitive and confidential information.

According to the law firm, Mellish told the...

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