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No Gloss for Varnish – EAT dismisses “worker status” British Cycling appeal
15.07.20 Employment News Sports

The long-awaited decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Jess…

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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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Littleton Trio Ranked in Legal 500 EMEA Guide

We are are delighted to announce that Mo Sethi QC,…

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Vicarious Liability: How the Supreme Court just changed the law webinar
24.04.20 Employment

Please join our webinar on Thursday 30th April 2020 at…

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David Reade QC and Daniel Northall cited in House of Commons Library Briefing Paper on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
22.04.20 Employment

Further to their regular analysis of the Coronavirus Job Retention…

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Basfar v Wong – Diplomatic Immunity, Human Trafficking and “Commercial Activities” Revisited
02.04.20 Employment

The EAT has handed down its judgment in Basfar v…

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David Reade QC and Daniel Northall examine some of the legal and practical challenges which employers face in connection with the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention

Furlough: the challenges ahead David and Daniel examine some of…

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John Bowers QC’s Employment Law Blog: Tribunal list of issues and Gay Servicemen case 20 years on
24.03.20 Employment

Tribunal list of issues One of the key parts of…

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Nicholas Siddall QC appears in important decision addressing the scope of the National Minimum Wage in the context of voluntary deductions from worker
19.03.20 Employment

Nicholas Siddall QC analyses the recent decision of the EAT…

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John Bowers QC’s Employment Law Blog For February 2020

What will the Government do now I am sure many…

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Martin Fodder and Jeremy Lewis write Judges can be whistleblowers! Whatever next?

Introduction Whistleblowing protection continues to expand and develop. Even without…

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John Bowers QC’s Employment Law Blog: October 2019

In R (ota Z) v LB of Hackney & Agudas…

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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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The importance of pre-action decisions in employee competition litigation

Employee competition litigation typically starts with the discovery of some…

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Judicial mediation in the Employment Tribunal: How to make the most of it

Judicial mediation seems to be something of a Marmite topic…

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Lucy Bone successfully defends application for non-compete injunction against employees who objected to TUPE transfer

In Parker Steel v. Tuite and others, heard in the…

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The Reason Behind The Reason Behind The Decision To Dismiss

The Supreme Court has allowed the appeal in Royal Mail…

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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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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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Nicholas Siddall QC to speak at White Paper Seminar in Manchester.

Nicholas will speak as to the adjustment of trigger points…

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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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David Reade QC and Nicholas Siddall QC succeed in a claim against GB Taekwondo (“GBT”).

In a judgment of the Manchester Employment Tribunal handed down…

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Bamieh: The Court of Appeal rules on territorial jurisdiction over co-workers

On Thursday (9 May 2019), the Court of Appeal handed…

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CCOO: The CJEU sets the Working Time Cat amongst the Pigeons

After the recent and protracted litigation as regards holiday entitlement…

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LITTLETON’S GUIDE TO FA RULE K ARBITRATIONS: STEP 4 – DIRECTIONS

Previous instalments of this series on FA Rule K Arbitrations…

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ED KEMP WRITES ON THE NEW LANDSCAPE OF DIFC EMPLOYMENT LAW

The new Employment Law in the Dubai International Financial Centre…

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Adam Solomon QC successfully defends Cantor Fitzgerald Europe in high profile whistleblowing claim

The Claimant withdrew all his claims, which he had claimed…

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Jurisdiction Provisions and Settlement Agreements

Nicholas Siddall QC considers the recent decision of the Court…

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Joseph Bryan writes: Court of Appeal considers test on interim application for springboard relief

In Forse & ors v Secarma Ltd & ors [2019]…

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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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Striking the Right Balance: Kieran Wilson on Strike Out and Deposit Order Applications in the Employment Tribunal

Employment lawyers, particularly those acting for respondents, will be used…

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Nicholas Siddall on Uber: form, substance and judicial intervention

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog…

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Jonathan Cohen QC writes on non-disclosure agreements for Counsel Magazine

Jonathan Cohen QC writes for Counsel Magazine on “Non-disclosure agreements: the…

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Antony Sendall: Winter is Coming – How to Manage the Snowflakes

With heavy snowfall already occurring or at least expected this…

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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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John Bowers QC: Employment Hearings Structures

The recently published Law Commission paper on Employment Hearings Structures…

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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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Whistleblowing: the Court of Appeal upholds the EAT’s decision in Osipov

In Royal Mail Ltd v Jhuti [2017] EWCA Civ 1632…

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New Edition of “The Law of Industrial Action and Trade Union Recognition”

Oxford University Press have just published the 3rd edition of…

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Nick Siddall speaking at White Paper Conference: Redundancy and Dismissal: Hints, Tips and Solution-Focused Answers for Employers

On Thursday 22 November 2018, Nick Siddall will be speaking at…

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Lucy Bone on Confidentiality Clauses and Sexual Harassment

Can an employer rely on a contractual confidentiality clause to…

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Lucy Bone on privilege in internal investigations

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog…

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Breaking news: Ed Kemp wins landmark discrimination claim against the Embassy of Qatar

In one of the first discrimination claims to go to…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: November Blog

Readers will be getting used to the eclectic mix that…

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Lucy Bone writes on common terms and conditionals in equal value claims: The court of appeal decision in Asda V. Brierley

In Asda v. Brierley, the Court of Appeal upheld the…

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Lydia Banerjee on the 2019 Watch List

As we settle into the daily routine of work life…

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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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Craig Rajgopaul on limiting discrimination claims: what happens now?

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog…

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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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Daniel Tatton-Brown QC on legal advice privilege, discrimination and the iniquity exception: X v Y [2018] UKEAT/0261/17

Daniel Tatton-Brown QC discusses the recent decision of the EAT…

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Benjamin Gray writes on Witness Contact: how not to handle it

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog…

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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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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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James Green: Privilege in Investigations Following the Director of the Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation

The scope of legal professional privilege has been in the…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: June Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of…

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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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Supreme Court decision on ‘worker’ status in Pimlico Plumbers

Craig Rajgopaul considers today’s Supreme Court decision. The Supreme Court this…

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Kieran Wilson on Case Management, Lists of Issues, and the Need to Know Your Case from the Start

Case management is not typically regarded as the most glamorous…

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Court of Appeal Judgment on Minimum Wage for Sleep-In Shifts

The Court of Appeal today handed down its much-anticipated judgment…

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Charlotte Davies: Supreme Court judgment on Wrotham Park or ‘negotiating’ damages

The Supreme Court yesterday handed down judgment in the case…

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Analysing and pleading whistleblowing claims following the Court of Appeal’s decision in Kilraine

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog…

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Grahame Anderson on how to work out time limits: Early Conciliation in the Employment Tribunal

The correct approach to Early Conciliation has caused some furrowed…

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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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Nick Siddall on Breaking the Link between a TUPE Transfer and a Dismissal

The age-old concern of employers is the extent to which,…

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Littleton Barristers to speak at 22 QCs Conference

’22 QCs on the Hot Employment Law Issues for 2018-19’…

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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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Nicholas Siddall on legal advice privilege and HR advisers

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog and…

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PART 1 – The Problem of Iago: Whistleblowing and Tainted Information by Benjamin Gray

Benjamin Gray writes for Practical Law on The Problem of Iago:…

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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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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: November Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of Employment…

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Ed Kemp writes on the changing landscape of DIFC employment law

The consultation period for the new draft Employment Law in…

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Part 2 – The Problem of Iago: Bringing or defending a tainted information whistleblowing claim by Benjamin Gray

This article has been reproduced with the permission of the…

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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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Littleton shortlisted for Employment Set of the Year & David Reade QC shortlisted for Employment Silk of the Year for Legal 500 UK 2018

Littleton is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted…

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Craig Rajgopaul on the Dangers of Failing to consider ‘Bumping’ in a Redundancy Situation

‘Bumping’ typically occurs when an employer makes a more junior…

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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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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: January Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of Employment…

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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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Second cumulative supplement to Whistleblowing: Law and Practice 3rd Edition now available

Following the publication of third edition of Whistleblowing: Law and Practice…

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Under his eye: Lucy Bone on covert investigations and the employee’s right to privacy

This article was written by Lucy Bone for the Practical…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: October Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of Employment…

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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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Ed Kemp in Supreme Court Victory

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment today in P…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: February Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of…

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Benjamin Gray is member of the “Highly Commended” ELA Pro Bono team at the Law Society Excellence Awards

Benjamin Gray was proud to help represent the Employment Lawyers…

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“The old order changeth, yielding place to new” – Webinar on the Tax Treatment of PILON Payments

All change for the tax treatment of PILON payments. The…

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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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Employment Status during Individual Assignments

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

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Supreme Court holds Employment Tribunal fees order unlawful

The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed UNISON’s appeal against the…

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Gavin Mansfield QC on TUPE: Current issues in the modern world of globalisation, technological innovation and the gig economy

Gavin Mansfield QC and Adrian Martin of Burges Salmon LLP will…

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Employment Tribunal Fees Regime Declared Unlawful

Nicholas Siddall analyses the reasoning of the Supreme Court decision…

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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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Employment Tribunals Fees Scheme struck down by Supreme Court

Report by Antony Sendall A hugely important Supreme Court decision…

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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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Katherine Apps on Voluntary overtime and holiday pay: the sting in the zero hours tail

This article was written by Katherine Apps and is reproduced from…

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First Cumulative Supplement to Whistleblowing: Law and Practice 3rd Edition now available

Following the publication of the third edition of Whistleblowing: Law and…

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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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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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John Mehrzad & Nick Siddall in ‘Strictly’ success

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

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