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Are restrictive covenants enforceable?

Dermot Casserly is a partner at Beauchamps Solicitors and head of its employment and benefits group

22nd January, 2017

The English High Court was once again required to assess the enforceability of restrictive covenants in the recent case of Bartholomews Agri Food Limited v Michael Andrew Thornton.

This decision would have persuasive authority in the Irish Courts, so it is important for Irish employers to be mindful of the outcome.

The employer in this case, a supplier of products and services to the agricultural sector, sought an interim injunction enforcing the terms of a...

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