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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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