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The Employment Tribunal Fees Challenge: Round 3
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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Nicholas Siddall on ACAS Early Conciliation: ‘Much Ado about Nothing’

Nicholas Siddall analyses the recent decision of the EAT in…

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Littleton Shortlisted for Employment Set of the Year at the 2017 Chambers UK Bar Awards

Littleton is pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted…

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Joseph Bryan on “5 Things You Need to Know” about the Independent Cycling Review Report

Who were the members of the Independent Panel? Annamarie Phelps…

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Clocks and compliance: recalculating time limits for early conciliation by Daniel Northall

By Daniel Northall Reproduced with the permission of the publishers.…

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Employment Status during Individual Assignments

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

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John Mehrzad involved in the Report of the Cycling Independent Review Panel

The Report of the Independent Panel into the Culture and…

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Whistleblowing: Law and Practice, 3rd edition available to order

Whistleblowing: Law and Practice, 3rd edition by John Bowers, Martin…

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Littleton seeks applications from commercial litigation practitioners at Silk and Junior level

Littleton seeks applications from well-regarded, experienced and ambitious commercial litigation…

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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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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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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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Adam Solomon successful before BVI Court of Appeal

Adam Solomon representing respondents in the BVI Court of Appeal…

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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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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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Court of Appeal allows appeal and reverses 2012 Commercial Court abuse of process decision

Charles Samek QC and Adam Solomon act for appellants. In…

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Court of Appeal refuses to put the (evidential) cart before the (procedural) horse by Ashley Cukier

Ashley Cukier discusses Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs…

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Adam Solomon successful in BVI Commercial Court trial

Judgment has just been handed down by the Eastern Caribbean…

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Katherine Apps: The Supreme Court’s judgment on Article 50—what happens now?

Katherine Apps joins a Team of experts in a Q&A…

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A Practical Approach to Employment Law (9th Edition) by John Bowers QC

Employment law has undergone a great deal of change over…

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Approaching deposit orders after H v Ishmail by Craig Rajgopaul

Reproduced from Practical Law with the permission of the publishers.…

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Benjamin Gray and Mark Humphreys to be appointed to Attorney General’s C Panel of Junior Counsel

We are delighted to announce that Benjamin Gray and Mark…

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Martin Fodder on Whistleblowing: The importance of asking the right questions

The judgment of the EAT in Eiger Securities LLP v…

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The Singapore and Ukraine Trade Deals: EU Trade Policy in a post-Brexit World by Erika Szyszczak

In her latest blog Professor Erika Szyszczak examines how the…

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GTR v ASLEF: a failed attempt to restrain industrial action by reference to the European laws of free movement

The High Court and Court of Appeal have recently addressed,…

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Eleena Misra elected to the Bar Council & appointed as Vice-Chair of the Law Reform Committee

We are delighted to announce that Eleena Misra has been…

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The “FREP” Cases – COMI and “Improper Motive”

Case summary by Richard Perkoff Background The administrators of three…

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Joseph Bryan: High heels and workplace dress codes – is discrimination law working?

By Joseph Bryan In December 2015 Nicola Thorp, employed by…

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Marc Delehanty on the enforceability of promises made subsequent to written contracts: new caselaw

By Marc Delehanty Commercial litigators regularly encounter disputes which arise…

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Martin Fodder & Jeremy Lewis to give TUPE seminar for the ELA in Exeter

Martin Fodder and Jeremy Lewis will be giving a seminar…

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Notification injunctions to preserve assets: An overview by Marc Delehanty

A notification injunction is a variant of a conventional freezing…

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David Reade QC & Nicholas Siddall in Court of Appeal to determine scope of whistleblowing protection

David Reade QC and Nicholas Siddall are in the Court of…

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Jeremy Lewis on NHS applicant whistleblowers: wider implications and mis-steps en route

On 20 March 2017 the Government published draft Regulations with…

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Mauro Rubino-Sammartano chairs the International Conference of the European Court of Arbitration in Madrid

Mauro Rubino-Sammartano recently chaired the 10th Edition of the International…

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Circumscribing rights and routes of appeal: A practical view from the bar by James Bickford Smith

James Bickford Smith discusses the significance of the changes to…

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The Times’ Blue Bag Diary features Carol Davis as “A Mother of all Barristers”

The Times’ In Brief “Blue Bag Diary” features Carol Davis…

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Katherine Apps on new Data Protection case from Court of Appeal

Following the case of Durant v Financial Services Authority [2004]…

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Katherine Apps in equality law case in Supreme Court

On 21 February 2017 Katherine Apps will appear in the…

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Pie-eating goalkeeper caught offside? Five things you need to know

by Joseph Bryan What has happened? Non-league Sutton United’s heroic…

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David Reade QC & Martin Palmer successfully represent Boots in resisting PDAU’s appeal

David Reade QC and Martin Palmer appeared for Boots in…

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Triggering Article 50 TEU: a positive result for the Government? by Prof Erika Szyszczak

By Prof Erika Szyszczak  It is a monumental decision for a…

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James Wynne succeeds in claim by trustees of charity for permanent injunctions against former trustee

James Wynne recently succeeded in a claim by the trustees…

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‘Remarkably unremarkable: the appeal in Workman v Forrester’ by Grahame Anderson

In a blog for Practical Law, Grahame Anderson discusses how…

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Gavin Mansfield QC and Benjamin Gray on Employment Tribunal Reform

Last September, the Government embarked upon an extensive programme of…

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Jeremy Lewis succeeds in the EAT on first appellate TUPE Employee Liability Information case

In the first appellate decision on provisions in TUPE requiring…

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Chris Quinn on avoiding Marathon headaches in employee competition cases

The effective use of Part 36 and the perils of…

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Torpedoes, asymmetric jurisdiction clauses and the Recast Brussels 1 Regulation

By Grahame Anderson In Commerzbank Aktiengesellshcaft v Liquimar Tankers Management…

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Supreme Court decision in important business rates appeal to be handed down on 1 March

The Supreme Court will hand down judgment in Newbigin (Valuation Officer)  v…

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Benjamin Gray on Government Response to Consultation on Reforming the Employment Tribunal System

Benjamin Gray considers the core proposals in the Government’s recently…

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Adam Solomon & Charlotte Davies on Civil Restraint Orders for Employment Tribunal Claims

In Harrold (No 1) and Harrold (No 2), the High…

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Charles Samek QC to speak on “conspiracy claims in international commercial fraud cases” at C5 Geneva Conference

A team of Littleton’s leading Commercial Litigation Members are attending…

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We must limit Strike Rights, not CEO Pay! Carol Davis joins the Debate

In the first Thomson Reuters Legal Debate of the Year,…

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John Bowers QC to give annual Richard Harries Lecture: Human Rights and Religious Freedoms

John Bowers QC will give the annual Richard Harries* Lecture …

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Nicholas Siddall Advises on Cyclist’s Appeal against Non-Selection for the Rio Olympics

Nicholas Siddall has advised a prominent GB Cyclist on his…

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Mo Sethi Wins Major Compensation Appeal Limiting Scope of ACAS Code on Disciplinary Procedures

For the first time, in Holmes v Qinetiq Ltd (UKEAT/0206/15/BA, 26…

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The treatment of migrant workers: a patchwork of protection by Edward Kemp

The treatment of migrant workers: a patchwork of protection by…

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Nick Goodfellow successfully appeals Liquidator’s decision in Companies Court

Poole v Horton [2016] EWHC 1315 (Ch) Nick Goodfellow acted…

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Bringing the Bar to the pub: “pop-up justice” for the 21st century? by Grahame Anderson

Bringing the Bar to the pub: “pop-up justice” for the…

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The Brexit Vote

The majority of British voters have voted for the UK…

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Benjamin Gray discusses Taiwo v Olaigbe: Discrimination on Immigration Status is not Race Discrimination

Benjamin Gray discusses Taiwo v Olaigbe: Discrimination on Immigration Status…

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The Taxonomy of Evidence: Experts, Facts, Opinions and the Courts by Grahame Anderson

Reproduced from Practical Law with the permission of the publishers.…

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Judicial Assessments: More New Clothes for the Emperor? by Daniel Northall

Judicial Assessments: More New Clothes for the Emperor? by Daniel…

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Open justice and disclosure: lessons from Chodiev and others v Stein by Jamie Susskind

Jamie Susskind writes for the Practical Law Dispute Resolution Blog…

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Jamie Riley appears in Supreme Court in agency and constructive trust case

On Wednesday, 8 June 2016, Jamie Riley appeared in the…

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“Adverse impact on access to justice”: Justice Select Committee reports on courts on tribunal fees – a summary by Grahame Anderson

The House of Commons Justice Select Committee has published its…

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Mo Sethi secures Court of Appeal victory in leading case on bias and waiver

The appeal in Bhardwaj v FDA and others [2016] EWCA…

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Employment Tribunal Remedies Handbook – New edition edited by Benjamin Gray available to order now

The Employment Tribunal Remedies Handbook 2016 – 17, edited by…

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David Reade QC appears for Uber in a tribunal hearing on the issue of whether their drivers are self employed workers or employees

David Reade QC appears for Uber in a tribunal hearing…

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Littleton Hosts Russian Law Week 2016

On Wednesday 16th November, Littleton was delighted to host Russian…

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David Reade QC & Gavin Mansfield QC shortlisted as Employment Silk of the Year for Legal 500 UK 2017

We are delighted that David Reade QC and Gavin Mansfield…

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John Mehrzad assists Premiership rugby player to reduce RFU sanction

John Mehrzad represented Nick Fenton-Wells of Bristol Rugby in an…

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House of Lords publish eagerly awaited post-Brexit report

by Katherine Apps Today the House of Lords Constitution Committee…

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Adam Solomon and Charlotte Davies in reported springboard case

The case of Dorma UK Ltd v Bateman has just…

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Marc Delehanty acts for Scottish footballer Jordan McMillan in successful appeal against length of doping ban

Marc Delehanty, instructed by Thomas Cooper LLP, successfully represented Scottish…

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Nicholas Siddall to speak at Manchester Law Society Employment Law Conference

Nicholas Siddall will be speaking at the Manchester Law Society…

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Is a head teacher under a duty to disclose an association with a sex offender – A v B & C? Martin Palmer acts for A in the Court of Appeal

Martin Palmer appeared for the appellant head teacher (A) before…

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Martin Palmer on Sky Sport’s ‘Ballsy Women’

Martin Palmer will be guest on Sky Sport’s ‘Ballsy Women’…

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THT CEO wins major whistleblowing claim

Judgment has just been handed down by the Employment Tribunal…

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Relief from sanctions two years after Denton: A practical view from the bar

James Bickford Smith discusses judicial approaches to procedural default two…

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Brexit, Free Movement and Sports Law – Podcast [episode 2]

In the second episode of our Sports Law podcasts, Grahame…

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Nicholas Siddall to give Discrimination Law Update at Leeds Industrial Law Society

Nicholas Siddall will be giving a round up of the latest…

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Nicholas Siddall & Daniel Northall to speak at Liverpool Law Society Employment Law Conference

Nicholas Siddall and Daniel Northall will be speaking at the…

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Has the Employment Tribunal lost the power to ever reject an abusive claim form? by Craig Rajgopaul

Has the Employment Tribunal lost the power to ever reject…

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Tidying Up Split Ends: Petrodel and Restrictive Covenants

Using a company to breach restrictive covenants; Reasonableness of covenants…

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Katherine Apps and Ashley Cukier appointed to the Appeal Board of Table Tennis England

We are delighted to announce that Katherine Apps and Ashley Cukier…

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Sir Michael Burton returns to Littleton to join its Arbitration Group

Sir Michael Burton has returned to Littleton to join its…

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Creative Mediation Solutions: Combatting the Einstellung Effect by Antony Sendall

Creative Mediation Solutions: Combatting the Einstellung Effect by Antony Sendall…

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Sam Allardyce leaves England post: the law behind the headlines

by Joseph Bryan Just before 8.00 pm last night, the…

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Brexit: the Lawyer’s First 100 Days by Erika Szyszczak

The “first 100 days” has become a standard by which…

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Mohinderpal Sethi Shortlisted for Employment Junior of the Year in the Chambers UK Bar Awards

We are delighted that Mohinderpal Sethi has been shortlisted as…

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Sam Allardyce and alleged misconduct – Five Things You Need to Know

By Joseph Bryan What has Sam Allardyce done? Undercover Telegraph…

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Sam Allardyce: are the FA within their right to sack England manager – The Independent speaks to Joseph Bryan

Following Joseph Bryan‘s earlier post “Sam Allardyce and alleged misconduct –…

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Reasonable Adjustments – A Forced Cash Solution? by Antony Sendall

Reasonable Adjustments – A Forced Cash Solution? by Antony Sendall.…

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Daniel Northall elected to ELA management committee

Daniel Northall has been elected to sit on the ELA management…

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Carol Davis comments on the BIS call for evidence on the use of restrictive covenants in employment contracts

Ah, so that’s how BIS defines ‘non-compete’… Carol Davis comments…

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John Mehrzad appointed to British Cycling Review Panel

John Mehrzad has been appointed to the Independent Review Panel jointly…

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Littleton barristers to speak at 22 QCs conference

’22 QCs on the hot employment law issues for 2016-17’…

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