|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 138 (Jun)|
|Court:||Queen's Bench Division|
Underhill J (judgment delivered extempore)
|Representation||Michael Taylor (instructed by Patsystems Holdings Ltd) for the employer.|
|Daniel Oudkerk QC (instructed by Doyle Clayton) for the employee.|
|Judgment Dates:||21 June 2012|
Restraint of trade by agreement - Employer and employee - Period of restraint - Employee being employed by employer company - Employee's contract containing non-compete clause preventing him from working for competitor for twelve months after termination of employment - Employee leaving employer for competitor - Employer bringing proceedings seeking injunction to enforce non-compete clause - Whether employee's proposed employment in breach of non-compete clause - Whether non-compete clause justified.