Prophet Plc v Huggett [2014]

  • Case Reference
    Civ 1013
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Restrictive covenant

Mr Huggett worked for Prophet Plc, a software company. He had signed a restrictive covenant to prevent him from working in competition, the important clause in this case being the following:

'The Employee shall not during the continuance of this Agreement, or for a period of twelve months from the determination thereof (for whatever reason or in whatsoever manner), without the consent in writing of the Board of Directors of the Company, either solely or jointly with, or as, a Director, Manager, Agent, Consultant or Employee of any other person, firm or company, directly or indirectly, carry on

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This article is correct at 25/07/2014
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