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What does the last paragraph mean? (especially in

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What does the last paragraph mean? (especially in relationship to the six months in 9.1) - i.e. can I work for a customer of the client after six months?9. Non-Solicitation
9.1 The Provider shall not, at any time within a period of six (6) months from
the date of termination or expiry of this Contract, for any reason, unless
with the prior written consent of the Client, directly or indirectly, whether as
principal, servant or agent, canvass, solicit or entice or endeavour to entice
away from the Client any then current director or employee (including
agency personnel) of the Client or any customer of the Client for whom, in
the six (6) months immediately preceding such termination or expiry, the
Provider was directly performing the Services.
9.2 Each of the obligations contained in Clause 9.1 shall be deemed to be
separate and severable obligations and each of said obligations shall be
construed accordingly.
9.3 While the foregoing restrictions are considered by the Parties to be
reasonable in all the circumstances, it is agreed that if any of such
restrictions shall be held to be void or ineffective for whatever reason but
would be held to be valid and effective if part of the wording thereof were
deleted or the period thereof reduced, the said restrictions shall apply with
such modifications as may be necessary to make them valid and effective.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Ben Jones replied 2 years ago.

Hello, my name is***** am a qualified lawyer and I will be assisting you with your question today.

Expert:  Ben Jones replied 2 years ago.

Are you an employee or self employed?

Expert:  Ben Jones replied 2 years ago.

Hello, not sure if you saw my initial query above - Are you an employee or self employed?