Category Archives: Restrictive Covenants

Court of Appeal restricts the judicial approach to post-termination covenants

A previous blog post, ‘Courts take an employer friendly approach to restrictive covenants’ (19 July 2014), addressed the liberal and employer-friendly attitude the High Court had taken in Prophet plc v Huggett [2014] EWHC 615 (Ch) to redrafting a restrictive … Continue reading

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Courts take an employer friendly approach to restrictive covenants.

In Prophet plc v Huggett [2014] EWHC 615 (Ch) the High Court held that the words ‘or similar thereto’ should be inserted into a non-compete covenant. As a result a 12 month non-compete covenant was held enforceable. This is a … Continue reading

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Restrictive Covenant upheld despite drafting error

In Prophet plc v Huggett (2014) EWHC 615 (CH), the High Court considered the enforceability of a non-compete restriction which, on its face, offered the claimant employer no protection because of a drafting error. Mr Huggett was employed by Prophet … Continue reading

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LinkedIn Accounts and non solicitation

LinkedIn currently have more than 175 million registered users worldwide.  Many employees use their LinkedIn accounts for simple, straight forward and low cost marketing purposes. Some of these employees (especially the ones in the more senior roles) will have non-solicitation … Continue reading

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