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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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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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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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All Littleton affair in High Court conspiracy trial

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

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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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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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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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Ed Kemp in International Employment Status Success

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

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Charlotte Davies on Proving Misuse of Confidential Information

Ex-employers need to protect their confidential information. Some of the…

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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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Disability Discrimination: “Perception versus Reality” by Nicholas Siddall

Nicholas Siddall analyses the decision of the EAT in Peninsula…

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Nicholas Siddall on Employment Tribunal Costs: New Guidance

Nicholas Siddall analyses the recent judgment of the EAT in…

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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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Clocks and compliance: recalculating time limits for early conciliation by Daniel Northall

By Daniel Northall Reproduced with the permission of the publishers.…

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Whistleblowing: Law and Practice, 3rd edition available to order

Whistleblowing: Law and Practice, 3rd edition by John Bowers, Martin…

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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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Employment Status during Individual Assignments

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

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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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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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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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Michael Duggan QC on Whistleblowing, Self Interest and Public Interest: Chesterton Global Limited v Mohamed Nurmohamed, Public Concern at Work

Michael Duggan QC writes on the case of Chesterton Global Limited…

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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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Part 1: Nicholas Siddall on Employment Tribunal Costs: The Increased Relevance of the CPR?

In the first part of a two part blog for…

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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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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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Supreme Court holds Employment Tribunal fees order unlawful

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

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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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Employment Tribunal Fees Regime Declared Unlawful

Nicholas Siddall analyses the reasoning of the Supreme Court decision…

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Approaching deposit orders after H v Ishmail by Craig Rajgopaul

Reproduced from Practical Law with the permission of the publishers.…

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We must limit Strike Rights, not CEO Pay! Carol Davis joins the Debate

In the first Thomson Reuters Legal Debate of the Year,…

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Adam Solomon & Charlotte Davies on Civil Restraint Orders for Employment Tribunal Claims

In Harrold (No 1) and Harrold (No 2), the High…

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Martin Fodder on Whistleblowing: The importance of asking the right questions

The judgment of the EAT in Eiger Securities LLP v…

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‘Remarkably unremarkable: the appeal in Workman v Forrester’ by Grahame Anderson

In a blog for Practical Law, Grahame Anderson discusses how…

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Gavin Mansfield QC and Benjamin Gray on Employment Tribunal Reform

Last September, the Government embarked upon an extensive programme of…

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A Practical Approach to Employment Law (9th Edition) by John Bowers QC

Employment law has undergone a great deal of change over…

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Martin Fodder & Jeremy Lewis to give TUPE seminar for the ELA in Exeter

Martin Fodder and Jeremy Lewis will be giving a seminar…

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Chris Quinn on avoiding Marathon headaches in employee competition cases

The effective use of Part 36 and the perils of…

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Joseph Bryan: High heels and workplace dress codes – is discrimination law working?

By Joseph Bryan In December 2015 Nicola Thorp, employed by…

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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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The Times’ Blue Bag Diary features Carol Davis as “A Mother of all Barristers”

The Times’ In Brief “Blue Bag Diary” features Carol Davis…

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Jeremy Lewis on NHS applicant whistleblowers: wider implications and mis-steps en route

On 20 March 2017 the Government published draft Regulations with…

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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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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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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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GTR v ASLEF: a failed attempt to restrain industrial action by reference to the European laws of free movement

The High Court and Court of Appeal have recently addressed,…

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Benjamin Gray on Government Response to Consultation on Reforming the Employment Tribunal System

Benjamin Gray considers the core proposals in the Government’s recently…

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Nicholas Siddall to give Discrimination Law Update at Leeds Industrial Law Society

Nicholas Siddall will be giving a round up of the latest…

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Nicholas Siddall & Daniel Northall to speak at Liverpool Law Society Employment Law Conference

Nicholas Siddall and Daniel Northall will be speaking at the…

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The treatment of migrant workers: a patchwork of protection by Edward Kemp

The treatment of migrant workers: a patchwork of protection by…

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Reasonable Adjustments – A Forced Cash Solution? by Antony Sendall

Reasonable Adjustments – A Forced Cash Solution? by Antony Sendall.…

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Judicial Assessments: More New Clothes for the Emperor? by Daniel Northall

Judicial Assessments: More New Clothes for the Emperor? by Daniel…

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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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Has the Employment Tribunal lost the power to ever reject an abusive claim form? by Craig Rajgopaul

Has the Employment Tribunal lost the power to ever reject…

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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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Sam Allardyce and alleged misconduct – Five Things You Need to Know

By Joseph Bryan What has Sam Allardyce done? Undercover Telegraph…

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“Adverse impact on access to justice”: Justice Select Committee reports on courts on tribunal fees – a summary by Grahame Anderson

The House of Commons Justice Select Committee has published its…

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THT CEO wins major whistleblowing claim

Judgment has just been handed down by the Employment Tribunal…

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Sam Allardyce: are the FA within their right to sack England manager – The Independent speaks to Joseph Bryan

Following Joseph Bryan‘s earlier post “Sam Allardyce and alleged misconduct –…

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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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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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Sam Allardyce leaves England post: the law behind the headlines

by Joseph Bryan Just before 8.00 pm last night, the…

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Benjamin Gray discusses Taiwo v Olaigbe: Discrimination on Immigration Status is not Race Discrimination

Benjamin Gray discusses Taiwo v Olaigbe: Discrimination on Immigration Status…

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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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The Brexit Vote

The majority of British voters have voted for the UK…

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Nicholas Siddall to speak at Manchester Law Society Employment Law Conference

Nicholas Siddall will be speaking at the Manchester Law Society…

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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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Employment Tribunal Remedies Handbook – New edition edited by Benjamin Gray available to order now

The Employment Tribunal Remedies Handbook 2016 – 17, edited by…

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Pulling a sickie just got more dangerous – Lydia Banerjee on Ajaj v Metroline West Ltd

Pulling a sickie just got more dangerous – Lydia Banerjee…

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Whistleblowing: Did the worker make a disclosure of information or just an allegation? Or is that that the wrong question?

By Martin Fodder In Kilraine v London Borough of Wandsworth,…

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Unpicking Lock: The Current State of Play in Holiday Pay Litigation

Analysis by Benjamin Gray  Last week the Employment Appeal Tribunal…

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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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Brexit – a Bonfire for Employment Rights? Paul Gilroy QC writes for The Times – In Brief

This article by Paul Gilroy QC was first published in…

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Katherine Apps interviewed by lexis nexis about Government panel appointment

Reproduced from LexisNexis with the permission of the publishers. For…

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The Future of Employment Tribunals: a need for change?

Carol Davis discusses The Future of Employment Tribunals: a need…

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Practical Law Employment Blog – Late Early Conciliation: conflicting tribunal decisions

Reproduced from Practical Law with the permission of the publishers.…

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Paul Gilroy QC joins Littleton

Littleton is delighted to announce that Paul Gilroy QC has…

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The Equality Act and Regulators – Which Forum?

Carol Davis and Eleena Misra Joint Heads of Professional Discipline…

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Discipline in the NHS and the death of Nurse Amin Abdullah

Paul Gilroy QC comments in “The Brief” (The Times) on…

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Requests for further information: help or hindrance?

Reproduced from Practical Law with the permission of the publishers.…

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Katherine Apps appointed as new contributor to Gore Brown on EU Company Law

Katherine Apps has joined the list of contributors to Gore…

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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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Help! One can’t breathe for the non-compete clause…

Carol Davis comments on the BIS plans to call for…

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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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Lucy Bone elected to the post of Company Secretary of ELA

Littleton Chambers is pleased to announce that Lucy Bone has…

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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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Littleton barristers to speak at 22 QCs conference

’22 QCs on the hot employment law issues for 2016-17’…

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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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Daniel Northall elected to ELA management committee

Daniel Northall has been elected to sit on the ELA management…

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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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Brussels trade secrets law could gag whistleblowers

Paul Gilroy QC comments in The Times on Brussels trade secrets…

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Court of Appeal guidance on injunctions – Craig Rajgopaul writes on D v P

On 12 February 2016, in D v P [2016] EWCA Civ…

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Carol Davis comments on the BIS call for evidence on the use of restrictive covenants in employment contracts

Ah, so that’s how BIS defines ‘non-compete’… Carol Davis comments…

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Making Applications in Writing to an Employment Tribunal

Andrew Clarke QC considers how best to make (and to…

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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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Littleton wins Employment Set of the Year at The Chambers UK Bar Awards

We are delighted to have won the award for Employment…

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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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EAD Solicitors LLP and others v Abrams: View from Littleton

Charlotte Davies writes for our monthly column “View from Littleton…

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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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“Moral Damages” for Football Contract Termination

The Head of Littleton’s Sports Law Group, John Mehrzad, considers…

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