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How valid is a Restraint of Trade Agreement?

I signed a restraint of trade when I was employed. Now I want to leave the company. Is my restraint of trade enforceable?” This question is often asked – and usually around the time that the employee has decided to look for another job. Sometimes the question is asked when the employee has taken up a position at another company, often the competitor – and then gets a fright when s/he is faced with legal action based on a restraint s/he had forgotten that s/he had even signed.