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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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Davies Horizon International Cargo Limited v Hart: View from Littleton

Nicholas Goodfellow writes for our monthly column “View from Littleton Chambers”…

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BT Managed Services Ltd v Edwards & anor: View from Littleton

Benjamin Gray writes for our monthly column “View from Littleton…

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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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Same sex marriage discrimination lawful under Schedule 9 exemption – Matthew Sheridan acts in Pemberton Case

On 28 October 2015 the Birmingham Employment Tribunal gave its…

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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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A practical view from Tribunal: Provisions, Criteria and Practices

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

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Nicholas Siddall to speak in seminar on Redundancy and Dismissal

On 3rd December 2015, at The Caledonian Club, 9 Halkin…

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Rejected Explanations, Merits and the Balance of Prejudice in Extensions of Time

It is a rare case where all allegations of discrimination…

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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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Ed Kemp appointed to Employment Lawyers Association Pro Bono Committee

Ed Kemp has recently joined this committee which is responsible…

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A Stricter Approach to Pleadings and Amendments in the Employment Tribunal?

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

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Taxation: Written in Stone

‘Written in Stone’  This article was first published in Taxation.…

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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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Relying on Previous Warnings: Clarification from the Court of Appeal

Martin Fodder Warnings, verbal, written or final (or other various…

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Hayward v Zurich: View from Littleton

Alexander Robson writes for our monthly column “View from Littleton…

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Deer v University of Oxford: View from Littleton

Mark Humphreys writes for our monthly column “View from Littleton…

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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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Selwyn Bloch QC Elected as Joint Head of Littleton

Selwyn Bloch QC has been elected to serve as Joint…

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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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Tribunal fees deter four out of five employees pursuing claims

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

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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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Unfair dismissal, territorial jurisdiction and the Higgs Boson

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

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

      Edward Kemp writes for PLC in a new…

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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 Bowers QC’s Employment Law Blog For February 2020

What will the Government do now I am sure many…

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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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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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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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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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Lucy Bone on Confidentiality Clauses and Sexual Harassment

Can an employer rely on a contractual confidentiality clause to…

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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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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: 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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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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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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Nicholas Siddall on legal advice privilege and HR advisers

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

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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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