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David Lascelles comments: – inducing breach of contract: – reliance on legal advice saves the day in Court of Appeal

In an important decision yesterday (27 February), Allen v Dodd…

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Commercial Court gives judgment in US$850 million Russian Banking Fraud Dispute.

On 23 January, Mr Justice Bryan handed down judgment in National…

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Manchester City UEFA ban – John Mehrzad cited on legal processes by BBC

The BBC has cited explanations from Littleton’s Head of the…

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David Reade QC speaking at 15th Annual Meeting of the Working Group on European and International Law

David Reade QC is speaking on the topic of UK whistleblowing…

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Littleton’s Naomi Ellenbogen QC featured in this year’s Lawyer Hot 100

Littleton’s Naomi Ellenbogen QC featured as one of the few…

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John Mehrzad appointed to chair UK Athletics independent review

The Head of Littleton’s Sport Law Group, John Mehrzad, has…

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Adam Solomon QC and Sophia Berry write about the status of Without Prejudice correspondence.

Is WP correspondence really WP? In Sternberg Reed Solicitors v…

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John Bowers QC’s Employment Law Blog: October 2019

In R (ota Z) v LB of Hackney & Agudas…

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Chris Quinn is representing two senior executives pursuing a claim in the High Court

Chris Quinn is representing two senior executives pursuing a claim in…

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Lucy Bone successfully defends application for non-compete injunction against employees who objected to TUPE transfer

In Parker Steel v. Tuite and others, heard in the…

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Daniel Tatton Brown Q.C. successfully resists application to enforce non-compete injunction against multiple ex-employees

Daniel Tatton Brown Q.C. (instructed by Ed Cotton and Julien…

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John Mehrzad appointed to Tokyo 2020 Olympics & Paralympics Legal Mentoring Scheme

John Mehrzad has been appointed to the mentoring panel, comprising…

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The importance of pre-action decisions in employee competition litigation

Employee competition litigation typically starts with the discovery of some…

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Discrimination because of perceived disability: Coffey in the court of appeal

Joseph Bryan reviews a recent important Court of Appeal decision…

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Martin Fodder and Jeremy Lewis write Judges can be whistleblowers! Whatever next?

Introduction Whistleblowing protection continues to expand and develop. Even without…

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David Reade QC and Nicholas Siddall QC succeed in a claim against GB Taekwondo (“GBT”).

In a judgment of the Manchester Employment Tribunal handed down…

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Court of Appeal clarifies proper forum in multi-party conspiracy claims

On 26 November 2019, the Court of Appeal gave judgment…

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David Reade QC and Grahame Anderson succeed for the Claimant in the Court of Appeal

David Reade QC and Grahame Anderson successfully represented the Claimant in…

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Judicial mediation in the Employment Tribunal: How to make the most of it

Judicial mediation seems to be something of a Marmite topic…

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Ashley Cukier in successful High Court defence to Fresh Evidence application

The High Court yesterday handed down its judgment in Promontoria…

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Jamie Susskind’s Future Politics cited by Lord Sales in Sir Henry Brooke Lecture

In his 12 November 2019 lecture at the British and…

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Littleton’s Charlene Ashiru provides practical advice on parental leave

Littleton’s Charlene Ashiru provides practical advice on parental leave in December…

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Judgment handed down in Walker v Wallem Shipmanagment LTD

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (Mr Justice Kerr sitting with members)…

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David Reade QC and Ming-Yee Shiu secure springboard relief in “team move”

David Reade QC and Ming-Yee Shiu, instructed by Bryan Cave Leighton…

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John Mehrzad successful for international referee before Court of Arbitration for Sport

John Mehrzad, acting as a member of the CAS advocates…

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Christmas and New Year opening times

Monday 23rd December – 08:30 to 18:30 Tuesday 24th December –…

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Charles Samek QC identified as one of the UK’s leading Silks for Civil Fraud litigation

Who’s Who Legal 2020 (to be published in March 2020)…

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Jess Varnish’s appeal progresses to 2020

Jess Varnish’s appeal against the decision of the Employment Tribunal…

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The Reason Behind The Reason Behind The Decision To Dismiss

The Supreme Court has allowed the appeal in Royal Mail…

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Nicholas Siddall QC to speak at White Paper Seminar in Manchester.

Nicholas will speak as to the adjustment of trigger points…

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Adam Solomon QC succeeds in getting freezing order discharged.

Adam Solomon QC, acted for the Second Respondent in this…

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Littleton is very pleased to welcome Bianca Balmelli and Alex Francis as new tenants to Chambers

Littleton is very pleased to welcome Bianca Balmelli and Alex…

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Littleton welcomes its latest ‘Inspire Sports Law’ initiative mentee

The Littleton Sports Law Group was delighted to welcome final…

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Paul Gilroy QC and John Mehrzad successfully represent Antonio Conte

Following eighteen months of litigation, the London Central Employment Tribunal…

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Jonathan Cohen QC and Marc Delehanty succeed in defeating High Court jurisdiction challenge, involving novel application of recast Brussels Regulation

Jonathan Cohen QC and Marc Delehanty, instructed by Grosvenor Law,…

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Supreme Court judgment on Tillman V Egon Zehnder to be handed down at 09.45 on 3rd July 2019.

The much anticipated Supreme Court judgment on Tillman, in which…

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Adam Solomon QC successfully defends Cantor Fitzgerald Europe in high profile whistleblowing claim

The Claimant withdrew all his claims, which he had claimed…

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Ed Kemp in landmark remedy win against the Qatar Embassy

In what is understood to be one of the first…

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Inspire Sports Law Initiative welcomes Miles Benjamin

Littleton’s Sports Law Group was delighted to host former professional…

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Nick Goodfellow succeeds in obtaining interim relief for Domestic & General in Rogue Trader fraud claim

At a hearing before Mr Justice Jay on 14 May…

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Disapplying the CPR’s deemed service rules

The CPR contain a number of provisions concerning when a…

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Reliance in deceit and claim for “transferred loss” in sale of goods contract

BV Nederlandse Industrie Van Eiprodukten v Rembrandt Entreprises Inc [2019]…

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Littleton Sports Law Group members speak at Football Law conference

Members of the Littleton Sports Law Group participated at the LawInSport…

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ED KEMP WRITES ON THE NEW LANDSCAPE OF DIFC EMPLOYMENT LAW

The new Employment Law in the Dubai International Financial Centre…

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Madoff ‘feeder fund’ appeal: Privy Council rules that BVI insolvency remedies can be granted in foreign courts

The repercussions of Bernard Madoff’s multi-billion-dollar Ponzi scheme are still…

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LITTLETON’S GUIDE TO FA RULE K ARBITRATIONS: STEP 5 – THE HEARING

So far in this series, the Guide has covered pre-action…

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John Mehrzad and Lydia Banerjee panel at the LawInSport Football Law Conference
Littleton Sports Drinks, A Success!
The rise of esports – Ashley Cukier and Jonny Madill consider the legal issues part two

Ashley Cukier and Jonny Madill discuss the legal and regulatory issues…

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The rise of esports – Ashley Cukier and Jonny Madill consider the legal issues

Ashley Cukier and Jonny Madill discuss the legal and regulatory…

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David Lascelles to speak on litigating share sale disputes

This has been an interesting year for those handling share…

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Inspire Sports Law – Miles Benjamin
Jurisdiction Provisions and Settlement Agreements

Nicholas Siddall QC considers the recent decision of the Court…

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Littleton Welcomes Renowned International Arbitrator

Littleton is delighted to announce that Louise Barrington will be…

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Numerous members of Littleton Chambers have been recognised for their excellent work in Who’s Who UK Bar 2019 Report:

In Civil Fraud, Charles Samek QC is acknowledged for being…

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LITTLETON’S GUIDE TO FA RULE K ARBITRATIONS: STEP 4 – DIRECTIONS

Previous instalments of this series on FA Rule K Arbitrations…

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CCOO: The CJEU sets the Working Time Cat amongst the Pigeons

After the recent and protracted litigation as regards holiday entitlement…

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Lucy Bone acted for Nathalie Abildgaard, in claim of sexual harassment and victimisation against IFM

The widely publicised sexual harassment and victimisation claim brought by…

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Jonathan Cohen QC and Ashley Cukier in Court of Appeal victory over sale of Gauguin masterpiece

The Court of Appeal today handed down its judgment in…

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Bamieh: The Court of Appeal rules on territorial jurisdiction over co-workers

On Thursday (9 May 2019), the Court of Appeal handed…

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Whistleblowing Update part 1

What is (and what is not) a protected disclosure? The…

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Equality and Diversity in Sport: Current Issues featuring Grahame Anderson and Libby Payne

Equality and Diversity in Sport: Current Issues from Littleton Chambers…

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Stuart Sanders writes Damages in share sales: affirming the orthodox approach

In Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited v ING Bank NV [2019]…

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Littleton’s guide to FA Rule K Arbitration: Step 3 – The Response

In the last two instalments of this step-by step guide…

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Jonathan Cohen QC writes on non-disclosure agreements for Counsel Magazine

Jonathan Cohen QC writes for Counsel Magazine on “Non-disclosure agreements: the…

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Jonathan Cohen QC speaks out against #MeToo Injunction

Jonathan Cohen QC featured in today’s Telegraph. CLICK HERE to…

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Draft Brexit/EU Withdrawal Agreement: private international law provisions on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law & Enforcement etc

The Draft EU Withdrawal Agreement has finally been published (14…

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Sam Neaman wins Court of Appeal franchise case

In Maurice MacNeill Iona Ltd (t/a Century 21 UK) v…

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Joseph Bryan writes: Court of Appeal considers test on interim application for springboard relief

In Forse & ors v Secarma Ltd & ors [2019]…

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John Bowers QC: Employment Hearings Structures

The recently published Law Commission paper on Employment Hearings Structures…

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Clive Freedman QC appointed as a High Court Judge

Littleton Chambers is delighted to congratulate our former Head of…

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John Bowers QC successfully represents Orthodox Jewish nursery at EAT in religious discrimination claim

The Appeal Tribunal allowed the Appellant’s appeal against the Tribunal’s…

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Whistleblowing: the Court of Appeal upholds the EAT’s decision in Osipov

In Royal Mail Ltd v Jhuti [2017] EWCA Civ 1632…

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Paul Gilroy QC secures Jose Mourinho’s acquittal of FA charge based on defence of legitimate expectation

An FA Regulatory Commission has dismissed a charge against Jose…

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Uncaged Tiger: Springboard application fails in trailer competition case

S Cartwright & Sons (Coachbuilders) Limited and Tiger Trailers Ltd…

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Nicholas Siddall on Uber: form, substance and judicial intervention

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog…

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John Mehrzad re-appointed onto Sports Industry Awards Steering Committee

Following his involvement in 2018, John Mehrzad, Head of the…

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Littleton’s Adam Solomon QC in leading Restrictive Covenant case

Adam Solomon QC of Littleton is currently appearing in the…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: November Blog

Readers will be getting used to the eclectic mix that…

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New Edition of “The Law of Industrial Action and Trade Union Recognition”

Oxford University Press have just published the 3rd edition of…

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Joseph Bryan on key points from the Quinlan report into safeguarding at the Lawn Tennis Association

This article was written for LawInSport by Joseph Bryan and…

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Nick Siddall speaking at White Paper Conference: Redundancy and Dismissal: Hints, Tips and Solution-Focused Answers for Employers

On Thursday 22 November 2018, Nick Siddall will be speaking at…

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Alexander Halban on “Glosses, explications and reformulations”: The Court of Appeal clarifies the test for service out of the jurisdiction

Background The English court’s jurisdiction over a defendant domiciled outside…

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James Bickford-Smith writes The content of Defences

This article was written for the Dispute Resolution blog by James…

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Gavin Mansfield QC and Alexander Robson successful in Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has handed down Judgment in Forse…

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John Bowers QC has been appointed as an Election Commissioner for 2019.

John Bowers QC has been appointed as an Election Commissioner…

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Lucy Bone on privilege in internal investigations

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog…

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Antony Sendall: Winter is Coming – How to Manage the Snowflakes

With heavy snowfall already occurring or at least expected this…

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David Reade QC delivered a joint session for the Industrial Law Society

David Reade QC of Littleton and Jason Galbraith-Marten QC of…

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Lydia Banerjee writes “The professional obligations owed by auditors have been under the spot light in two recent cases”

On 30 January 2019 the Court of Appeal gave their…

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Breaking news: Ed Kemp wins landmark discrimination claim against the Embassy of Qatar

In one of the first discrimination claims to go to…

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Grahame Anderson on Rule K Arbitrations: Littleton’s step-by-step guide

Grahame Anderson, Barrister and Arbitrator. Step 1: the Case Conference…

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Littleton expand International Commercial Litigation Team with the appointment of Alexander Halban

Littleton Chambers is pleased to announce that Alexander Halban, formerly…

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Lucy Bone on Confidentiality Clauses and Sexual Harassment

Can an employer rely on a contractual confidentiality clause to…

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Littleton Chambers in Dubai

Leading Employment Law Counsel: Selwyn Bloch QC, Mo Sethi, James…

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Striking the Right Balance: Kieran Wilson on Strike Out and Deposit Order Applications in the Employment Tribunal

Employment lawyers, particularly those acting for respondents, will be used…

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Littleton Chambers named as Best Chambers for Pupillage Quality of Work

We are proud to announce that Littleton Chambers has been…

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Charles Samek QC on the International Advisory Board for Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Geneva

To be able to continue to deliver a truly “World…

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Lydia Banerjee on the 2019 Watch List

As we settle into the daily routine of work life…

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Jamie Susskind in successful High Court claim arising out of 2008 global financial crisis

On Friday 9 November 2018 the Commercial Court gave judgment…

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