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Enforceability of a post termination restrictive covenant

Enforceability of a post termination restrictive covenant
Published on: 18 April 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Enforceability of a post termination restrictive covenant
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Employment analysis: Heather Platt, head of the employment team at Pump Court Chambers, examines the case of Bartholomews Agri Food Ltd v Thornton which highlights the need to carefully draft restrictive covenants in employment contracts and, more importantly, to define what it is that the business wants to protect. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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