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Bellew lost some battles but won the war against Ryanair

A High Court judge dismissed the former chief operations officer’s claims about his treatment at the airline, but still found a non-compete covenant to be void

29th December, 2019
Peter Bellew worked as chief operating officer of Ryanair for 18 months. Picture: Sam Boal/RollingNews

It was Christmas week and the judgment was delivered in under five minutes.

“Did I win?” Peter Bellew asked his legal team.

Justice Senan Allen had just dismissed Ryanair’s action against Bellew, the airline‘s outgoing chief operations officer, and hinging upon their answer was his career.

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