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Outer House decision in restrictive covenant case: meaning of "be employed by" - Informa UK Ltd v McDougall [OH] 05.12.17

Restrictive covenant - Restrictive term and condition of respondent's contract of employment with petitioner (anti-compete clause) - Pursuer seeking interdict and interim interdict - Meaning of "be employed by" - Whether covering respondent becoming partner in a business - Whether permissible to construe words of phrases contrary to natural meaning - Whether prima facie case. HELD petitioner's motion for interim interdict refused.

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Category: Contract » Interpretation. Keyword(s): Restrictive covenants; Interim interdict. Area(s) of law: Employment; Litigation; Corporate and Commercial Law.
Source: [2017] CSOH 149; 2017 GWD 40-605.

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