Turner and others v Commonwealth & British Minerals Ltd [2000] IRLR 114 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Restrictive covenants: Non-competition covenant in severance agreement held to be reasonable

    Date:
    1 March 2000

    In Turner and others v Commonwealth & British Minerals Ltd, the Court of Appeal holds to be reasonable a covenant in a severance agreement which, properly construed, restricted former employees and directors of a company from competing for 12 months in any aspect of the company's business being carried on, when their employment terminated, in which they were actually involved during their employment.