British Reinforced Concrete Engineering Co Ltd v Schelff: CA 1921

Younger LJ said: ‘Now the effect of severing by striking out with a blue pencil the obnoxious part of a covenant is not to alter or affect the construction of what is left. That must be construed as if the portion struck out still remained . . ‘


Younger LJ


[1921] 2 Ch 563


England and Wales

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CitedTillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd SC 3-Jul-2019
The company appealed from rejection of its contention that its former employee should be restrained from employment by a competitor under a clause in her former employment contract. The court particularly considered the severability of a section . .
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Updated: 21 April 2022; Ref: scu.675718