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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Andrew Gimson v The Telegraph

The Employment Tribunal sitting at London Central today handed down…

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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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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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Lydia Banerjee in Football Drugs Case

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

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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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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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Eleena Misra wins whistleblowing and disability discrimination claim

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

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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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Damian Brown acts for National Union of Mineworkers

Damian Brown QC is instructed by Bird and Bird to…

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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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Administration & Service Provision Change under TUPE

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

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David Lascelles Triumphs in Commision Claim

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

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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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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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Financial disincentives to resign and restraint of trade

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

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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 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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Damian Brown QC wins injunction to prevent dismissal of whistleblower

Damian Brown QC of Littleton Chambers wins injunction to restrain…

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Lucy Bone Wins GDC Registration Appeal

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

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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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CA judgment awaited on whether LLP Members are “workers”

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

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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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Legal fees and applications to vary freezing injunctions

Chris Quinn Freezing injunctions typically contain an exception so as…

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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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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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Is an objection to transfer a notice to terminate employment?

In Williams de Broë Limited and Investec Wealth & Investment…

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Liability of Owner of Company for Costs and Piercing the Veil

Threlfall v (1) ECD Insight Limited (2) Mr Glenn Whitney…

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Sam Neaman Secures High Court “Mitchell” Appeal Victory

Sam Neaman successfully resisted the appeal of a Defendant who…

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Gavin Mansfield QC & Alexander Robson are Representing the Accountants BakerTilly, Claimants

Gavin Mansfield QC and Alexander Robson are representing the accountants…

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Damian Brown QC & Ming-Yee Shiu Defend Nottingham University NHS Health Trust

Damian Brown QC and Ming-Yee Shiu are defending Nottingham University…

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David Reade QC in Judicial Review of CAC on the Impact of the Article 11 on Statutory Recognition

David Reade QC appeared for Boots Management Services Ltd in…

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Martin Fodder Acts for Employee in Whistleblowing case

Martin Fodder On Friday 21 February the EAT handed down…

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Katherine Apps Wins in First Court of Appeal Case Interpreting the 1 July CPR Changes.

Katherine Apps In R(G) v Secretary of State for the…

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Dale Martin Acts in Case Resulting in Important Review of Without Prejudice Rule by EAT

Dale Martin In Portnykh v Nomura International plc UKEAT/0448/13/LA, the…

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Summary Judgment in Team Move/Passing off Cases

Judgment was handed down this morning in the potentially significant…

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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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Eleena Misra Successfully Defends Her First Instance Win for the Walsall NHS Paediatric Department

Eleena Misra successfully defended her first instance win for the…

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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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Buckland & Cast Revisited: Littleton Win in EAT

Can a successful internal appeal cure an earlier act of…

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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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David Reade QC and Jeremy Lewis in “War Horse” Dispute

David Reade QC and Jeremy Lewis act for the Royal…

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Adam Solomon Seccessful in EAT in Case Determining EAT’s Power to Strike Out

The President of the EAT delivered a judgment in the…

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John Bowers QC Acts for the GMC in Successful Defence Against Racial Equality Claim

John Bowers QC acted for the General Medical Council (GMC)…

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Jonathan Cohen Acts for Glencore Xstrata PLC Defending High Profile Wrongful Dismissal Claim

Jonathan Cohen is currently mid-trial in the High Court, acting…

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Clive Freedman QC & David Lascelles Succceed in €50Million Joint Venture Dispute

Clive Freedman QC and David Lascelles appeared for the successful…

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David Reade QC and Martin Palmer in Successful Appeal Before the Court of Appeal.

David Reade QC and Martin Palmer   Link to the…

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Three Littleton Members in Supreme Court Case

Chris Quinn, Nick Goodfellow and Jonathan Cohen appear in the…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Adam Solomon QC succeeds in getting freezing order discharged.

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

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Littleton Welcomes Renowned International Arbitrator

Littleton is delighted to announce that Louise Barrington will be…

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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’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 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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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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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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Sam Neaman wins Court of Appeal franchise case

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

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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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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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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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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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