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Restrictive covenants: Non-compete clause too wide to be enforceable

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    Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd [2017] IRLR 906 CA (0 other reports)

Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd [2017] IRLR 906 CA

restrictive covenants | non-compete clauses | restraint of trade

In Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd, the Court of Appeal held that a six-month non-compete clause that prevented the employee from being "concerned or interested in any business carried on in competition" after termination of employment was unenforceable as it would bar her from being a shareholder in a competing business.