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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 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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Marc Delehanty on staying English proceedings in favour of pending proceedings in non-EU countries

STAYING ENGLISH PROCEEDINGS IN FAVOUR OF PENDING PROCEEDINGS IN NON-EU…

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Benjamin Gray writes on Witness Contact: how not to handle it

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog…

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The World Cup – spotlight on FIFA’s anti-discrimination measures

As England make their final preparations, go through their pre-match…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: June Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of…

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Charlotte Davies: Supreme Court judgment on Wrotham Park or ‘negotiating’ damages

The Supreme Court yesterday handed down judgment in the case…

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John Bowers QC receives Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce Great Grimsby Lifetime Ambassador Award

Amongst the winners of the Northern Lincolnshire Business Awards 2018,…

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James Wynne successful in Discrimination and Harassment claims against one of Britain’s biggest unions

Nailard v Unite the Union The Court of Appeal upheld…

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Grahame Anderson on how to work out time limits: Early Conciliation in the Employment Tribunal

The correct approach to Early Conciliation has caused some furrowed…

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David Lascelles writes on Supreme Court decision: No Oral Variation Clauses are Effective

The Supreme Court delivered judgment this morning in an important…

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Cross-examination on WFO Asset Disclosure by Video-link

In the long-running BTA Bank v Khrapunov litigation, the Court…

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Adam Solomon QC and Georgina Leadbetter succeed in upholding Protection from Harassment Act injunction in Court of Appeal

Adam Solomon QC and Georgina Leadbetter represented the successful Respondents…

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Lydia Banerjee: Does the undertaking not to enforce a freezing order leave the applicant in the cold?

Since Derby & Co Ltd v Weldon [1990] Ch 48…

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David Higgins joins Littleton as an Associate Tenant

We are delighted to welcome David Higgins to Littleton as…

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Analysing and pleading whistleblowing claims following the Court of Appeal’s decision in Kilraine

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog…

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The perils of unsigned contracts of employment and of rushing to Court

There are numerous important lessons to be learned from the…

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Supreme Court decision on ‘worker’ status in Pimlico Plumbers

Craig Rajgopaul considers today’s Supreme Court decision. The Supreme Court this…

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David Reade QC in first prosecution under Trade Union Labour Relations Consolidation Act, of an Administrator in context of collective redundancies

David Reade QC is appearing today in the North Derbyshire…

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Kieran Wilson on Case Management, Lists of Issues, and the Need to Know Your Case from the Start

Case management is not typically regarded as the most glamorous…

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Paul Gilroy QC secures ‘no sanction’ RFU result for Danny Cipriani

England and Gloucester fly half Danny Cipriani has avoided further…

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Jonathan Cohen QC and Alexander Robson instructed by Government in connection with Prison Officers’ Strike

At around 7am on the morning of Friday 21 September…

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Littleton Barristers to speak at 22 QCs Conference

’22 QCs on the Hot Employment Law Issues for 2018-19’…

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Ed Kemp and Grahame Anderson in important Court of Appeal case on territoriality of employment legislation

Ed Kemp and Grahame Anderson appeared in the Court of…

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Littleton Sports Law Group cited in EU-funded report for FIFA

The Interim Report on “Promoting and Supporting Good Governance in…

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Daniel Tatton-Brown QC on legal advice privilege, discrimination and the iniquity exception: X v Y [2018] UKEAT/0261/17

Daniel Tatton-Brown QC discusses the recent decision of the EAT…

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James Green: Privilege in Investigations Following the Director of the Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation

The scope of legal professional privilege has been in the…

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Craig Rajgopaul on limiting discrimination claims: what happens now?

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog…

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Sports Law column in CityAM features Lydia Banerjee

Lydia Banerjee, features in a sports law column in City…

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Court of Appeal strikes down non-reliance clause between commercial parties advised by solicitors

The Court of Appeal has just handed down judgment in…

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Court of Appeal Judgment on Minimum Wage for Sleep-In Shifts

The Court of Appeal today handed down its much-anticipated judgment…

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James Wynne successful in Discrimination and Harassment claims against one of Britain’s biggest unio
Chambers is proud to report that Felicity Schneider is a contributing author in ‘The Independent Bar – Insights into a Unique Business Model’

This new publication seeks to shed light on the business…

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Nick Siddall on Breaking the Link between a TUPE Transfer and a Dismissal

The age-old concern of employers is the extent to which,…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: January Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of Employment…

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Grahame Anderson on FA Rule K Arbitration Jurisdiction Challenges

Rule K Jurisdiction Challenges: Do you have to be a…

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An update on fault and negligence in anti-doping regulation by Joseph Bryan

Joseph Bryan reviews two recent decisions of the National Anti-Doping…

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Many congratulations to Adam Solomon who takes Silk today

Adam Solomon QC specialises principally in the fields of Commercial…

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Littleton Sports Law Group Hosts F.A. Rule K Arbitration Breakfast

On Wednesday 28th March 2018, the Littleton Sports Law Group was…

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“The old order changeth, yielding place to new” – Webinar on the Tax Treatment of PILON Payments

All change for the tax treatment of PILON payments. The…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: October Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of Employment…

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Charles Samek QC and James McWilliams Successful in the Court of Appeal in the Cyprus Popular Bank and Vgenopoulos Litigation

Charles Samek QC and James McWilliams, instructed by DLA Piper…

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Littleton named as one of the Highest-Rated sets for Training in Legal Cheeks’s Pupil and Junior Barrister Survey

Legal Cheek asked more than 500 junior barristers, including pupils,…

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Adam Solomon acts in case to force Ministers to tighten the UK’s official climate change target

Adam Solomon is instructed in a potential judicial review to…

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Second cumulative supplement to Whistleblowing: Law and Practice 3rd Edition now available

Following the publication of third edition of Whistleblowing: Law and Practice…

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Charles Samek QC named in Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar as an Expert in Business Crime Defence

Charles Samek QC has been named by Who’s Who Legal:…

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John Bowers monthly Employment Law Blog: January 2018
Katherine Apps in first Court of Appeal case on cross border mergers

The Court of Appeal today handed down its judgment on…

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Under his eye: Lucy Bone on covert investigations and the employee’s right to privacy

This article was written by Lucy Bone for the Practical…

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Martin Fodder wins appeal in EAT concerning marriage discrimination (s.8 of the Equality Act 2010)

Martin Fodder appeared for the successful appellant in the Employment…

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Nicholas Goodfellow on Holyoake v Kandy: A multiplicity of lies but not deceit in the property world

IntroductionOn 21 December 2017, judgment was handed down in the…

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An update on fault and negligence in anti-doping regulation by Joseph Bryan
David Reade QC and Grahame Anderson succeed in EAT in defending illegality challenge to a Tribunal award in favour of a domestic worker

New case on illegality David Reade QC and Grahame Anderson…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: February Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of…

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Insiders’ perspective on the Cycling Independent Review: by John Mehrzad and Annamarie Phelps CBE

An Independent Review jointly commissioned by UK Sport and British…

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All Littleton affair in High Court conspiracy trial

Following a 9-day High Court speedy trial, judgment has just…

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

On Tuesday 16 January 2018 the High Court handed down…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: November Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of Employment…

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Craig Rajgopaul on the Dangers of Failing to consider ‘Bumping’ in a Redundancy Situation

‘Bumping’ typically occurs when an employer makes a more junior…

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Report of the British Equestrian Federation Independent Review

The Report of the Independent Review Panel into the British…

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Nicholas Siddall on legal advice privilege and HR advisers

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog and…

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Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: Jamie Riley considers the practical implications of the judgment in Promontoria

This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Restructuring & Insolvency…

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Court of Appeal Considers Revival of Affirmed Breaches in Constructive Dismissal

David Reade QC and Nicholas Siddall appeared in the Court…

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David Reade QC and Niran de Silva appeared for Mencap in the Court of Appeal

David Reade QC and Niran de Silva appeared for Mencap…

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Ed Kemp in International Employment Status Success

Mr P Wright v. Aegis Defence Services (BVI) Ltd UKEAT/0173/17/DM…

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Katherine Apps in EAT leading costs and wasted costs case

In Wentworth-Wood v Maritime Transport Ltd the President of the EAT…

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Ashley Cukier writes: A ‘wholesale cultural change’? – The New Disclosure Pilot Scheme for the Business and Property Courts in England and Wales

The Disclosure Pilot Scheme Following long-held concerns that courts and…

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Supreme Court reinvigorates tort of Conspiracy to Injure by Unlawful Means

On Wednesday 21 March the Supreme Court delivered judgment in…

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Ed Kemp writes on the changing landscape of DIFC employment law

The consultation period for the new draft Employment Law in…

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Four Leading International Arbitrators Join Littleton’s Thriving Domestic and Arbitration Practice

Littleton is delighted to announce that four leading international arbitrators…

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Ed Kemp in Supreme Court Victory

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment today in P…

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David Reade QC and Alexander Robson appear on the issues of the fortification of freezing orders

David Reade QC and Alexander Robson appeared for the Defendants …

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David Reade QC & Alexander Robson on freezing order continuation & conditions

Dispute Resolution analysis: Discussing Brainbox Digital Ltd v Backboard Media…

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Part 2 – The Problem of Iago: Bringing or defending a tainted information whistleblowing claim by Benjamin Gray

This article has been reproduced with the permission of the…

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Littleton shortlisted for Employment Set of the Year & David Reade QC shortlisted for Employment Silk of the Year for Legal 500 UK 2018

Littleton is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted…

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Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Friday 21st December – 08:30 to 18:30 Monday 24th December…

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Benjamin Gray is member of the “Highly Commended” ELA Pro Bono team at the Law Society Excellence Awards

Benjamin Gray was proud to help represent the Employment Lawyers…

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Adam Solomon to be appointed Silk in 2018

We are delighted to announce that Adam Solomon will be…

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PART 1 – The Problem of Iago: Whistleblowing and Tainted Information by Benjamin Gray

Benjamin Gray writes for Practical Law on The Problem of Iago:…

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Charlotte Davies on Proving Misuse of Confidential Information

Ex-employers need to protect their confidential information. Some of the…

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Supreme Court holds Employment Tribunal fees order unlawful

The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed UNISON’s appeal against the…

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The Employment Tribunal Fees Challenge: Round 3
Can You Justify A Neutral Dress Code? by Antony Sendall

Antony Sendall considers the question ‘Can you justify a neutral dress…

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Not Up for Negotiation: Court of Appeal Clarifies the Meaning of ‘Written Standard Terms of Business’ by Benjamin Gray

by Benjamin Gray IntroductionThe Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 is…

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Nicholas Siddall on Employment Tribunal Costs: New Guidance

Nicholas Siddall analyses the recent judgment of the EAT in…

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Ashley Cukier on the Owners and Directors test in English Football

Recently the English Football League (“EFL”) ratified the takeover of…

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Part 2: When should the merits of a case be assessed for costs purposes? by Nicholas Siddall

The second part of a two part blog for Practical…

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Gavin Mansfield QC on TUPE: Current issues in the modern world of globalisation, technological innovation and the gig economy

Gavin Mansfield QC and Adrian Martin of Burges Salmon LLP will…

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Court of Appeal considers the distinction between terms in an order and in a Tomlin

The Court of Appeal considers the impact of the distinction…

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Employment Tribunal Fees Regime Declared Unlawful

Nicholas Siddall analyses the reasoning of the Supreme Court decision…

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Adam Solomon successful before BVI Court of Appeal

Adam Solomon representing respondents in the BVI Court of Appeal…

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Katherine Apps in Supreme Court: judgment on direct and indirect discrimination

This morning judgment has been handed down in R (Coll)…

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Nicholas Goodfellow on Challenging the Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

The Commercial Court has recently considered the principles relating to…

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Charlene Ashiru on Protecting Your Judgment: A New Tort of Asset-Stripping?

Many a lawyer has been met with the question: what…

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Employment Status during Individual Assignments

Was a telecommunications engineer (engaged under a Contract for Services)…

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Part 1: Nicholas Siddall on Employment Tribunal Costs: The Increased Relevance of the CPR?

In the first part of a two part blog for…

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First Cumulative Supplement to Whistleblowing: Law and Practice 3rd Edition now available

Following the publication of the third edition of Whistleblowing: Law and…

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Nicholas Siddall involved in important decision on Employment Tribunal’s costs regime

Nicholas Siddall has been involved in an important decision on…

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Disability Discrimination: “Perception versus Reality” by Nicholas Siddall

Nicholas Siddall analyses the decision of the EAT in Peninsula…

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Michael Duggan QC on Whistleblowing, Self Interest and Public Interest: Chesterton Global Limited v Mohamed Nurmohamed, Public Concern at Work

Michael Duggan QC writes on the case of Chesterton Global Limited…

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