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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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Adam Solomon successful before BVI Court of Appeal

Adam Solomon representing respondents in the BVI Court of Appeal…

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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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Ashley Cukier successful in FA Rule K Arbitration

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Adam Solomon successful in BVI Commercial Court trial

Judgment has just been handed down by the Eastern Caribbean…

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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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Nick Goodfellow successfully appeals Liquidator’s decision in Companies Court

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

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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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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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Tidying Up Split Ends: Petrodel and Restrictive Covenants

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

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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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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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Alexander Robson in Court of Appeal for bonus dispute

Alexander Robson appeared for the Appellant before the Court of…

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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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John Bowers QC in Dr. Michalak v The General Medical Council & Others

John Bowers QC in Dr. Michalak v The General Medical…

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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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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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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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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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Marc Delehanty succeeds for Ritz Casino in £2m claim against defendant alleging gambling addiction

The Ritz Hotel Casino Ltd v Mr Safa Al Geabury…

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David Reade QC named The Legal 500 UK Employment Silk of the Year

We are proud to announce that The Legal 500 UK…

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Charles Samek QC succeeds in appeal in relation to purported Part 36 offer

Charles Samek QC Hertel v Saunders [2015] EWHC 2848 (Ch)…

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Stuart Ritchie QC and Alexander Robson in Privy Council Compound Interest Win

The vexed question as to the availability of compound interest…

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Same sex marriage discrimination lawful under Schedule 9 exemption – Matthew Sheridan acts in Pemberton Case

On 28 October 2015 the Birmingham Employment Tribunal gave its…

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David Reade QC & John Mehrzad advise & represent Bristol Rugby in action against Steve Borthwick and the RFU

David Reade QC and John Mehrzad, members of the Sports…

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Martin Fodder successfully defends claim brought by Consultant Surgeon against NHS Trust

Martin Fodder has successfully defended a claim of unfair dismissal…

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Adam Solomon and Charlotte Davies successful in obtaining novel form of springboard relief

Adam Solomon and Charlotte Davies successful in obtaining novel form…

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David Reade QC and Alexander Robson succeed in defending Sunderland Football club against the claim

David Reade QC and Alexander Robson have successfully defended Sunderland…

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David Reade QC succeeds in judicial review of Pensions Regulator on the territorial scope of auto enrolment

David Reade QC succeeds in judicial review of Pensions Regulator…

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Katherine Apps in Upper Tribunal judgment on scope of Equality Act 2010 and case management powers

In LO’L v SSWP[2016] UKUT 0010  a Claimant appealed from…

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Charles Samek QC and Adam Solomon in landmark Court of Appeal victory

Charles Samek QC & Adam Solomon The Court of Appeal…

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Smith v Carillion JM Limited: employment contracts still safe in their common law harbour

Jeremy Lewis Are employment contracts subject to different rules to…

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The “pay, hours and holiday” of airline pilots

In cases of compulsory trade union recognition, is there an…

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David Reade QC wins in CJEU in Woolworths 2 (Valerie Lyttle (and others) v Bluebird UK Bidco 2 Ltd)

David Reade QC The CJEU has handed down Judgment in…

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Important Guidance on Substitution Appeals

Nicholas Siddall, who successfully appeared on behalf of the Appellant,…

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Georgina Bryan successful in fringe theatre worker status dispute

Georgina Bryan appeared for the successful Respondent in the remitted…

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Andrew Clarke QC succeeds in application for injunction to prevent strikes across FE colleges

The decision in Westminster Kingsway College v University and College…

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Michael Duggan QC wins in the Court of Appeal on important garden leave issues

Michael Duggan QC has won in the Court of Appeal in Michael…

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John Mehrzad involved in UEFA disciplinary into Serbia-Albania abandonment

On 14 October 2014 the Serbia v Albania UEFA European…

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When will the court grant freezing orders in support of foreign proceedings?

This article was originally published in LexisNexis. Adam Solomon was counsel…

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John Mehrzad on successful Twitter EAT Decision

The EAT has finally decided a workplace social media misconduct…

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Reade and Quinn secure quashing of barrister’s disbarring order

Two Littleton barristers, David Reade QC and Chris Quinn, have successfully…

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Stuart Ritchie QC successful in Privy Council Jurisdiction Battle

Stuart Ritchie QC The Privy Council judgment in Nilon Ltd…

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Daniel Tatton Brown succeeds in Court of Appeal in unfair dismissal territorial jurisdiction case

Daniel Tatton Brown, who was led by Andrew Stafford QC,…

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Keeping the contract alive: contractual notice and covenants

Michael Duggan QC The High Court, Queen’s Bench Division had…

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David Reade Q.C. & Niran de Silva Succeed in Supreme Court on Law of Illegality

David Reade Q.C. and Niran de Silva appeared for the…

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Mark Humphreys succeeds in the EAT on the meaning of ’employee’ within the Equality Act

Mark Humphreys succeeds in the EAT on the meaning of…

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David Reade QC succeeds in argument on incompatibility under the Human Rights Act

David Reade QC succeeded in a further Judgment on an…

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Lucy Bone Wins GDC Registration Appeal

Fitzgerald v. GDC, 10 July 2013 [Panel Chair: Rosemary Rollason]…

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David Lscelles Successfully Obtains Permission for his Client to Bring Conspiracy Claims

David Lascelles continues to act on behalf of investors in…

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Financial disincentives to resign and restraint of trade

Case Report: 20:20 London Ltd v Riley [2012] EWHC 1912…

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Martin Palmer Secures EAT Judgment Upholding ET Costs’ Award for £92,000

Martin Palmer successfully represented various respondents in the Employment Appeal…

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John Mehrzad Acts for Kean in Allardyce v Kean and Blackburn Rovers Case

John Mehrzad appeared in High Court defamation action before Mr…

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Damian Brown QC wins injunction to prevent dismissal of whistleblower

Damian Brown QC of Littleton Chambers wins injunction to restrain…

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Martin Palmer Successfully Represeents a Member of Parliament in Sex Discrimination Claim

Martin Palmer has successfully represented a Member of Parliament in…

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CA judgment awaited on whether LLP Members are “workers”

The Court of Appeal [Lloyd, Stephen Richards and Elias LJJ]…

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New Supreme Court Judgement: Alternative Service Outside the Jurisdiction- How Exorbitant is that?

The following judgment was handed down from the Supreme Court…

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Lucy Bone is representing the Financial Times

Lucy Bone is acting for the Financial Times this week…

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Lydia Banerjee in Football Drugs Case

Lydia Banerjee appeared for the Defendant, Gerard Kinsella, at the…

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Andrew Gimson v The Telegraph

The Employment Tribunal sitting at London Central today handed down…

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Lucy Bone Obtains Springboard Relief and Resists Application for Speedy Trial

Whitmar Publications Limited v. Gamage and Others [2013] Ch Div,…

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Legal fees and applications to vary freezing injunctions

Chris Quinn Freezing injunctions typically contain an exception so as…

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Is an objection to transfer a notice to terminate employment?

In Williams de Broë Limited and Investec Wealth & Investment…

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Alexander Robson Successfully Defends Leading Airline in Race Discrimination Claim

In Kpakio v Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited, a case which…

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John Bowers QC represents Glasgow City Council in Equal Pay Case

John Bowers QC has been instructed to represent Glasgow City…

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Clive Freedman QC in CA win on law of illegality in commercial contracts

Clive Freedman QC acted for the successful Respondents in the…

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Eleena Misra wins whistleblowing and disability discrimination claim

Eleena Misra acted for the successful Consultant Child Psychiatrist, Dr…

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Ed Kemp Successful in the Supreme Court

Ed Kemp The Supreme Court has today handed down Judgment…

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Damian Brown acts for National Union of Mineworkers

Damian Brown QC is instructed by Bird and Bird to…

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David Lascelles Triumphs in Commision Claim

In Howarth v Verizon (2013) David Lascelles acted for the…

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Administration & Service Provision Change under TUPE

Recent appellant cases concerning service provision change (“SPC”) have included…

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Dale Martin Successfully Defends Appeal from Employment Tribunal to Administrative Court

Dale Martin Mr Justice Edwards-Stuart has today handed down judgment…

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CA decides that LLP members are not workers

The Court of Appeal has today handed down judgment allowing…

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Clive Freedman QC & Alexander Robson win in High Profile Claim for $10M Commission

Daad Sharab v Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal Bin Abdul-aziz Al-saud…

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David Reade QC Succeeds in Judicial Review of CAC Decision in Trade Union Recognition Application

David Reade QC succeeded in arguing before Mr. Justice Keith…

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John Bowers QC in EAT Victory on Church of England Minister’s Employment Contract

John Bowers QC The Reverend Sharpe v (1) The Worcester…

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Supreme Court Upholds Court of Appeal Decision in Cross-Border Commercial Dispute

David Lascelles On 19 May 2014, the Supreme Court (Lords…

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David Lascelles in Court of Appeal Cross-Border Insolvency Victory

In a judgment handed down today (Isis v Kaupthing Bank…

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