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Charlotte Davies successful in Court of Appeal in case concerning the Employment Tribunal’s jurisdiction in claims against qualification bodies
20.11.20 Employment Latest Cases

On 13.11.20 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in…

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Gavin Mansfield QC successfully defends Charles Stanley in a claim by a former associate investment manager for breach of contract
16.11.20 Employment Latest Cases

On 3 November 2020, Mrs Justice Collins Rice dismissed Mr…

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Hacked Telegram messages ruled inadmissible as BVI Commercial Court winds up insolvent company

BVI Commercial Court rules that hacked Telegram messages are inadmissible…

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Supreme Court decision on governing law of arbitration agreement

The Supreme Court has today handed down Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi…

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Jonathan Cohen QC appears in the High Court for footballer Lionel Messi of Barcelona FC
22.09.20 Sports Latest Cases

Jonathan Cohen QC appeared yesterday for probably the most famous…

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Khrapunov v JSC BTA Bank reported in ICLR official law reports

The case of Khrapunov v JSC BTA Bank, in which…

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Commercial Court considers grant of declaratory relief in context of ongoing foreign proceedings

In an important judgment handed down today reported at [2020]…

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Adam Solomon QC to represent oldest and fourth largest sovereign wealth fund in High Court dispute

Adam Solomon QC instructed by Fox Williams LLP to represent…

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Adam Solomon called to the Bar of St Christoper and Nevis (pro tem)

Adam has just appeared in a confidential matter in the…

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Littleton’s Anirudh Mather instructed on behalf of Claimants in group action over Brazilian dam collapse
24.07.20 News Latest Cases

Anirudh Mathur has been appointed to the core legal team…

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Supreme Court issues ground-breaking company law decision

David Lascelles and James Bickford Smith  The Supreme Court yesterday…

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David Reade QC and Grahame Anderson defeat Supreme Court permission attempt in Okedina v Chikale.

The Supreme Court has refused permission to appeal in the…

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Alexander Halban successful in case on common law liens, to be published in Weekly Law Reports

‘A primitive remedy of ancient origin’ or a modern commercial…

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Adam Solomon QC succeeds in obtaining further injunction to prevent litigation
07.05.20 Latest Cases

In NMC et al v Harrold, Chamberlain J., handed down…

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UK Athletics Independent Review – Update

The investigation stage of the Independent Review into UK Athletics’…

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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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Mo Sethi QC and Sophia Berry in first ever leapfrog appeal from EAT to Supreme Court

On 31 January 2020 the Employment Appeal Tribunal handed down…

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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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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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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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Jess Varnish’s appeal progresses to 2020

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

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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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Paul Gilroy QC and John Mehrzad successfully represent Antonio Conte

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

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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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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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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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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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Ed Kemp in landmark remedy win against the Qatar Embassy

In what is understood to be one of the first…

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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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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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Littleton Welcomes Renowned International Arbitrator

Littleton is delighted to announce that Louise Barrington will be…

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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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Uncaged Tiger: Springboard application fails in trailer competition case

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

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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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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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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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Littleton’s Adam Solomon QC in leading Restrictive Covenant case

Adam Solomon QC of Littleton is currently appearing in the…

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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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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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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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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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Cross-examination on WFO Asset Disclosure by Video-link

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

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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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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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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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Ed Kemp in Supreme Court Victory

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment today in P…

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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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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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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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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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Ed Kemp in International Employment Status Success

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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All Littleton affair in High Court conspiracy trial

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

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Employment Status during Individual Assignments

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

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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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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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David Reade QC succeeds in Court of Appeal in appeal on the construction of a collective agreement

The Court of Appeal has upheld an appeal against the…

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Katherine Apps interviewed by Lexis Nexis about Supreme Court judgment in Coll

Sex discrimination against female offender released on licence, Supreme Court…

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Ashley Cukier successful in FA Rule K Arbitration

At a hearing held in June 2017 under the Football Association…

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James Bickford Smith succeeds in EAT case on contractual construction in Tribunals

The EAT (HHJ Richardson) has handed down judgment in Weathrilt…

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John Mehrzad & Nick Siddall in ‘Strictly’ success

John Mehrzad, instructed by Layla Bunni, Partner at Clintons solicitors,…

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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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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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Adam Solomon successful in BVI Commercial Court trial

Judgment has just been handed down by the Eastern Caribbean…

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

Case summary by Richard Perkoff Background The administrators of three…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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THT CEO wins major whistleblowing claim

Judgment has just been handed down by the Employment Tribunal…

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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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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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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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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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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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Tidying Up Split Ends: Petrodel and Restrictive Covenants

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

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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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David Lascelles acts for law firm successfully resisting professional negligence claim

In EMW Law LLP v (1) Bryant (2) Bryant and…

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Charles Samek QC and Marc Delehanty in Ablyazov jurisdiction dispute: Court of Appeal to decide issue

Charles Samek QC and Marc Delehanty, instructed by Peter Black…

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High Court enforces negotiations lock-out clause – David Lascelles for successful Claimant

David Lascelles acted for the successful Claimant in Mercer Land…

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Sam Neaman advised in recent move of Reading FC Director of Football to West Bromwich Albion

Littleton’s Sam Neaman advised in the recent move of long-serving…

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Alexander Robson in Court of Appeal for bonus dispute

Alexander Robson appeared for the Appellant before the Court of…

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Nicholas Siddall’s successful appearance in Day v Lewisham the subject of ITV news report

The impact of the result in the appeal of Day…

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David Reade QC appears in Chesterfield Magistrates Court for an Administrator

David Reade QC is appearing at the Chesterfield Magistrates Court,…

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Adam Solomon succeeds in obtaining springboard relief and affidavit evidence in urgent interim application

Adam Solomon succeeds in obtaining springboard relief and affidavit evidence…

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Michael Duggan QC successful in resisting an application for injunctive relief in Bartholomews Agri Food Limited v Michael Andrew Thornton

The High Court has given judgement in the case of…

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