ladder clauses

A game of snakes and ladders: restraints of trade and ladder clauses

16 Jul , 2018 Articles

A game of snakes and ladders: restraints of trade and ladder clauses

Ladder clauses have become an essential part of restraint of trade clauses in Australia. However, significant policy concerns with the use of these clauses bring into question their continued acceptance, particularly in contracts for employment. Recent decisions concerning restraints of trade and ladder clauses suggest that the courts’ patience with clauses of this kind may […]

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