Tillman v Egon Zehnder

Greetings and welcome back to your weekly dose of case law. Last week’s case was about religious discrimination and focused on expressing views about gay marriage and single parenthood. This week, we have two cases; one concerning restrictive covenants and another concerning tribunal procedure and awards. This is a case that we have covered at […]

By |2019-12-30T11:31:19+00:00July 11th, 2019|Case of the Week - Blog, Restictive Covenants|0 Comments

Brown & Anor v Neon Management Services Ltd & Anor

This week we are once again looking at covenants (groans) but this time through the lens of wrongful dismissal. The question this week is: Can an employer enforce post-termination restrictions against an employee who has been wrongfully dismissed? Can the length of a notice period affirm a breach of contract? The Claimants, Mr Brown, Ms […]

By |2019-12-30T11:33:17+00:00February 25th, 2019|Breach of Contract, Restictive Covenants|0 Comments

Freshasia Foods Ltd v Jing Lu

This week we are looking at the enforceability of restrictive covenants. Restrictive covenants are a contractual clause that limits a former employee’s activities for a defined period of time post-termination in order to protect a legitimate business interest. These interests can include clients, staff, competitors and company information. Generally speaking, the enforceability of a covenant […]

By |2019-12-30T11:33:57+00:00February 14th, 2019|Case of the Week - Blog, Restictive Covenants|0 Comments

Tillman v Egon Zehnder Limited – Broad wording voids non-compete clause

Good morning and welcome back to your weekly dose of case law. Last week we had two cases for you, one about employment status and another on tribunal fees. This week, we have three cases for you. Yes three! (groan/cheer – delete as appropriate) Our first case is a Court of Appeal case that concerns […]

By |2019-12-24T19:52:12+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Case of the Week - Blog, Restictive Covenants|0 Comments

Egon Zehnder Ltd v Tillman – Do the Geographic & Temporal Markets influence Restrictive Covenants?

Egon Zehnder Ltd v Tillman Our next case concerns restrictive covenants. The enforceability of covenants can be a problematic area for many employers, especially those involved in sales. For the uninitiated, restrictive covenants are a contractual clause that limits a former employee’s activities post-termination in order to protect a legitimate business interest. These interests can […]

By |2019-12-24T20:19:24+00:00June 16th, 2017|Restictive Covenants|0 Comments

Advice on Contract of Employment

For many people, a contract of employment will be the most valuable contract they sign in their life. How many people seek legal advice on contracts of employment before signing them? The answer in our experience is relatively few, even fairly senior employees. There are lots of issues that employees may not consider when signing […]

By |2019-12-25T17:06:22+00:00September 29th, 2010|Restictive Covenants, Unfair Dismissal|0 Comments