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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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Martin Fodder Acts for Employee in Whistleblowing case

Martin Fodder On Friday 21 February the EAT handed down…

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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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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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Buckland & Cast Revisited: Littleton Win in EAT

Can a successful internal appeal cure an earlier act of…

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

David Reade QC and Jeremy Lewis act for the Royal…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Three Littleton Members in Supreme Court Case

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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All Littleton affair in High Court conspiracy trial

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

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Naomi Ellenbogen QC and Jeremy Lewis instructed by the BBC as Independent Reviewers of its On-Air Review

Naomi Ellenbogen QC and Jeremy Lewis have been instructed by…

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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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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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Ed Kemp in Supreme Court Victory

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment today in P…

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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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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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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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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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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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Tidying Up Split Ends: Petrodel and Restrictive Covenants

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

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Naomi Ellenbogen QC appears in the Supreme Court on behalf of the Home Office in seminal case concerning indirect age and race discrimination

Naomi Ellenbogen QC appeared on behalf of the Home Office…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Alexander Robson Successfully Defends Leading Airline in Race Discrimination Claim

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

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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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Damian Brown acts for National Union of Mineworkers

Damian Brown QC is instructed by Bird and Bird to…

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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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Damian Brown QC wins injunction to prevent dismissal of whistleblower

Damian Brown QC of Littleton Chambers wins injunction to restrain…

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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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Andrew Gimson v The Telegraph

The Employment Tribunal sitting at London Central today handed down…

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

David Reade QC and Jeremy Lewis act for the Royal…

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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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Three Littleton Members in Supreme Court Case

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

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