Non-disclosure agreements and confidentiality clauses in an employment law context

This practice note is about confidentiality provisions that have been drafted as part of an agreement to end a workplace relationship.

It focuses on situations in which these provisions are aimed at preventing disclosure of conduct or other circumstances which, for example, may have led to a dispute or to the breakdown of the relationship between an individual and the business for which they work.

This practice note is the Law Society’s view of good practice in this area, and is not legal advice. For more information see the legal status.