Unless there is a covenant in your employment
contract not to approach members of staff or clients, then you can carry on but
please read my later comments. Even if there is a covenant, they are only
enforceable under limited circumstances.
Is there a restrictive covenant in your
previous employment contract preventing you working for a competitor for a
period of time? If so, I need the exact wording, please.
If they are convinced that you tried to
defraud a client, then they should go to the police.
What you are referring to with regard to the
flat is an assigned contract whereby one by ex-changes, but another buyer
completes. If the eventual completion buyer had a mortgage lender and the
mortgage lender was not advised of this, you are likely to be party to a
mortgage fraud. You need to be very careful.
If the landlord is acting as an estate agent,
introducing buyers to sellers both he and you are probably in breach of the
Estate Agents Act unless you advise the original seller what you were doing.
I appreciate that this is not the answer you
wanted, but I can only tell you the situation and there is no point in me
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