Drafting and enforcing post-employment restraints has a lot in common with good medicine.

It is necessary to prescribe only the “minimum effective dose” – the amount necessary to produce the desired outcome with minimum side effects. Draft a post-employment restraint too narrowly, and it provides no remedy. Draft a restraint too broadly, and toxicity sets in – it won’t be enforceable. Continue Reading Prescribing the “minimum effective dose”

Following on from our first blog on post-employment protections, we will now look at the different types of restraint, and work through a checklist of questions employers should ask themselves when drafting a restraint to make sure it’s the right fit. Continue Reading Drafting and litigating post-employment restraints – Tailoring your restraint to ensure the right fit

Drafting and enforcing post-employment restraints has a lot in common with good medicine. It is necessary to prescribe only the “minimum effective dose” – the amount of medication to produce the desired outcome with minimum side effects. Draft a post-employment restraint too narrowly, and it provides no remedy. Draft a restraint too broadly, and toxicity sets in – it won’t be enforceable.

In our series of post-employment protection blog pieces, we will tackle each of the main legal and commercial issues involved in drafting and litigating post-employment restraints and unpack our Post-Employment Protections Legal Dimension map. We will examine best practice approaches and the tactical issues that need to be thought through.

Continue Reading Drafting and litigating post-employment restraints – Prescribing the “minimum effective dose”