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Assignment and Ignored Instructions

It has long been accepted that the issue of whether…

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Permanent Anonymity and Restricted Reporting Orders

Nicholas Goodfellow Privacy restrictions The ET has the power to…

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The Duty of Candour & its Impact on Employment in the NHS – Webcast

Martin Fodder and Katherine Apps look at Regulation 20 (“Duty of…

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Nicholas Siddall to speak at White Paper Discrimination Conference on 21 May 2015

Nicholas Siddall will join 7 other cream-of-the-crop lawyers to give…

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Whistleblowing: The EAT considers the meaning of the words ‘in the public interest’

Mark Humphreys In June 2013 it became a requirement of…

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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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Poclava v Toledano: View from Littleton

Marc Delehanty writes for our monthly column “View from Littleton…

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Football Manager Termination

As the football season draws to a close many clubs…

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All Quiet on the ET Front – meanwhile a consultation on postponements in the ET

But for the tumbleweed floating down the corridor in London…

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Important Guidance on Substitution Appeals

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

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Gavin Mansfield QC obtains anti-poaching springboard injunction from Court of Appeal

Gavin Mansfield QC is acting for global insurance broker Willis…

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Congratulations to Gavin Mansfield QC and Mohinderpal Sethi: new Chair and Treasurer of ELBA

We are delighted to announce that Gavin Mansfield QC has…

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Patterson v Castlereagh Borough Council: View from Littleton

Charlene Hawkins writes for our monthly column “View from Littleton…

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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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Martin Fodder to speak at ELA conference on Whistleblowing in the Workplace

Martin Fodder will join Gareth Brahams of BDBF and Tom…

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Getting to grips with the holiday pay conundrum

The Employment Appeal Tribunal’s (EAT’s) judgment in the Bear Scotland…

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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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Expat employees in the Tribunal: lessons from Lodge

Daniel Northall For those of us peculiar enough to pay…

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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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Nicholas Siddall advises on UK distribution of the special edition of Charlie Hebdo

Nicholas Siddall advised a national print distributor on the potential legal…

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The Potential Employment Law Implications of “Charlie Hebdo”

In the light of the recent tragic events in Paris…

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Bring Your Own Device – Managing the Risks

Antony Sendall On 6 October 2014, the Government published new…

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“Mergers: Should we? Can we?” – Littleton Annual LLP Seminar 19th November 2014

Our Annual Partnership and LLP Seminar on 19th November “Mergers:…

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The Review by Robert Francis QC into Whistleblowing in the NHS

Background The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (“ERRA”) introduced…

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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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Tribunal fees deter four out of five employees pursuing claims

Employment tribunal fees have been branded “a barrier to justice”,…

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Six members of Chambers author Blackstone’s Employment Law Practice 2014

Chambers welcomes the new edition of Blackstone’s Employment Law Practice,…

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41 Littleton members recommended as “Leaders in their Field” by Chambers UK 2015

41 Littleton members have been named as “Leaders in their…

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David Reade QC shortlisted for Employment Silk of the Year

We are delighted to announce that David Reade QC has been…

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Telephone Hearings: Pitfalls and preparation

Daniel Northall writes for PLC in a new regular feature,…

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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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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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Unfair dismissal, territorial jurisdiction and the Higgs Boson

Daniel Tatton Brown appeared, together with Andrew Stafford QC, on behalf…

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A Practical view from the Tribunal: Strike-outs and Preliminary Hearings

      Edward Kemp writes for PLC in a new…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lydia Banerjee on the 2019 Watch List

As we settle into the daily routine of work life…

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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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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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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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Lucy Bone on Confidentiality Clauses and Sexual Harassment

Can an employer rely on a contractual confidentiality clause to…

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John Bowers QC: Employment Hearings Structures

The recently published Law Commission paper on Employment Hearings Structures…

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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 privilege in internal investigations

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog…

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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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Craig Rajgopaul on limiting discrimination claims: what happens now?

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog…

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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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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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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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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: June Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of…

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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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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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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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Littleton Barristers to speak at 22 QCs Conference

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: November Blog

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

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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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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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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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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: January 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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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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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: February Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of…

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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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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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Supreme Court holds Employment Tribunal fees order unlawful

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

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