Kynixa Ltd v Hynes and others: QBD 30 Jun 2008

Complaint of breaches of employment contracts and shareholders’ agreements.


Wyn Williams J


[2008] EWHC 1495 (QB)




England and Wales


Supplemental JudgmentKynixa Ltd v Hynes and others QBD 15-Jul-2008
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CitedOffice Angels Ltd v Rainer-Thomas CA 1991
Reasonability Test of Post Employment Restriction
The court re-stated the principles applicable in testing whether an employee’s restrictive covenant was reasonable: ‘The court cannot say that a covenant in one form affords no more than adequate protection to a covenantee’s relevant legitimate . .
CitedBrake Brothers Limited v Ungless QBD 2004
The court considered the law relating to post employment restrictive covenants. Gloster J said: ‘(1) Covenants in Restraint of Trade are prima-facie unlawful and accordingly are ‘to be treated with suspicion’ see per Laddie J in Countrywide Assured . .

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Main JudgmentKynixa Ltd v Hynes and others QBD 15-Jul-2008
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Employment, Company

Updated: 01 July 2022; Ref: scu.270818