Restrictive Covenants case: Tillman v Egon Zehnder: the drafting and practical implications

24 July 2019

Restrictive covenants are a key tool for organisations to protect the business when an employee leaves. However, it is vital the drafting goes no further than reasonably necessary to protect a legitimate business interest. If they are drafted too widely, they are unenforceable. We discuss the landmark case of Tillman v Egon Zehnder and the practical implications for drafting and enforcing restrictive covenants.




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