UK Supreme Court considers post-termination restrictive covenant
15 Jul 2019
The UK Supreme Court recently upheld the validity of a post-termination restrictive covenant for the first time in over a century in Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd  UKSC 32.
The point of interest to employers is that the UK Supreme Court held that a covenant prohibiting a former employee from having shareholding in a competing business was unreasonably wide, but enforced the covenant after it decided that the offending words could be severed from the covenant.
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