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Restrictive Covenants – Little way out for employers when the drafting goes wrong

In the recent case of Prophet  Plc – v- Huggett, the Court of Appeal reminded employers how vitally important it is to ensure that the drafting of restrictive covenants is accurate and well thought through.  Overturning an earlier High Court judgment, the Court of Appeal refused to re-write an unambiguous, but commercially meaningless, restrictive covenant … Continue Reading

UK Court of Appeal refuses to uphold a barring order against a former employee

This post was also written by Fiona McFarlane. In Caterpillar Logistics Services (UK) Ltd v Huesca de Crean, an employee who had no restrictive covenant in her contract of employment prohibiting her working for a third party, could not be prevented from taking up employment with a client of her former employer on the grounds that she … Continue Reading
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