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Capacity Issues in the Employment Tribunal

Employment tribunals have particular expertise in dealing with matters relating…

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Legal Advice Privilege and Dismissal

Two recent cases have cast light on the issue of…

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Harcus Sinclair LLP v Your Lawyers Limited: the enforceability of a covenant included in an NDA nego

Readers will be familiar with the principle that covenants in…

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Prosyscor Limited v. Netsweeper Inc and Others [2019] ECHW 1302 (IPEC)

The recent case of Prosyscor v. Netsweeper concerned a dispute…

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Interesting developments in the law of confidential information

In The Racing Partnership & Ors v Sports Information Services…

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Nosworthy v Instinctif Partners: bad leavers, loyalty and restraint of trade

An employer seeking to guard against the loss of key…

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John Bowers QC’s Employment Law Blog

Non-disclosure agreements We should now stand back from the moral…

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Does a Limb B) worker qualify as an employee for purposes of TUPE?

In Dewhurst and Others v Revisecatch Limited t/a Ecourier and…

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David Reade QC in a new EAT case on whistleblowing and the nature of disclosure

David Reade QC in a new EAT case on whistleblowing…

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Discrimination at work under the DIFC’s New Employment Law

On 30 August 2019, the DIFC’s new Employment Law (“the…

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Littleton’s Chris Quinn represents Spearmint Rhino and nine of their performers

Littleton’s Chris Quinn represents Spearmint Rhino and nine of their…

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John Bowers QC writes on Principles of external investigations

Many lawyers are being asked to lead investigations into employment…

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Littleton is delighted to have been shortlisted in two categories at the Chambers Bar Awards 2019

Littleton is delighted to have been shortlisted in two categories…

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John Bowers QC’s Employment Law Blog: November

S145B of the Trade Union and Labour Relations Consolidation Act…

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Grahame Anderson edits Practical Law entry on Illegality in Employment Contracts

Grahame Anderson is an expert on the impact of illegality…

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Mo Sethi and Lucy Bone respond to Law Commission Consultation on Employment Law Hearing Structures

Mo Sethi (ELBA Secretary) and Lucy Bone, together with leading…

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Adam Solomon QC successful in Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has today handed down judgment in Tillman…

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National Minimum Wage – When is a Deduction not a Deduction?

In a rare victory for Middlesbrough FC (“MFC”) it has…

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Antony Sendall: How Could You Have Failed to Notice?

Antony Sendall writes, sometimes the giving of notice to terminate…

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Chris Quinn writes on Falling Off the End of a Springboard: Aquinas Education Ltd v Miller and Others

The recent judgment of Nicholas Vineall QC (sitting as a…

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Judgment on Mencap Overnight Sleep-In Case

At 10am on Friday 13 July 2018, the Court of…

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David Reade QC and Lydia Banerjee are in action in the Manchester Employment tribunal on behalf of Jess Varnish

David Reade QC and Lydia Banerjee are in action in…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: May Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of…

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Ed Kemp quoted by The Sydney Morning Herald on the Ted Baker hug saga

A link to the story can be found HERE. Ed…

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Court of Appeal resolves question of whether Employment Tribunals may construe contracts in Unlawful Deductions from Wages Claims

The Court of Appeal (Underhill, Bean and Hamblen LJJ) has…

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Reade QC & Bickford Smith on Lawyers, Internal Investigations and Privilege: Recent Developments

This article was written by David Reade QC and James Bickford…

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Bloch & Brearley “Employment Covenants and Confidential Information: Law, Practice and Technique”

We are delighted to announce the publication of Bloch and…

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John Bowers QC to speak on Strike Ballots at MBL Employment Law Conference – Review of the Year 2018, 5 October

John Bowers QC will be speaking on Strike Ballots at this…

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Restrictive Covenants: enforceability and construction by Daniel Tatton Brown QC

“Is it enforceable?” It is the most common question posed…

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Court of Appeal updates test for harassment

In Pemberton v Inwood [2018] ICR 1291 (CA) the Court…

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Adam Solomon QC and Sophia Berry in High Court Costs Victory

On Friday 16 March 2018 the High Court handed down…

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Lydia Banerjee: Time limits for appeals to the EAT and the danger of the ET judgment website

Lydia Banerjee considers the Court of Appeal decision in Rana v…

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John Mehrzad in Court of Appeal success

The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in United…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: October blog

Law Commission paperThe recent Law Commission paper on Employment hearings…

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David Reade QC and Nicholas Siddall Succeed in an Important Appeal Addressing Affirmation of Breaches in ‘Last Straw’ Constructive Dismissals

David Reade QC and Nicholas Siddall successfully appeared in the…

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David Reade QC appears in Court of Appeal on first case on the public interest in whistleblowing

David Reade QC appeared for Chesterton in  the appeal of…

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Martin Fodder considers EAT guidance on dealing with amendments at trial in discrimination (and whistleblowing) claims involving alleged manipulation

Martin Fodder considers the EAT guidance on achieving a balance…

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David Reade QC appears in first Court of Appeal Judgment on the 2013 whistleblowing protection under the Employment Rights Act 1996

David Reade QC appeared in the Court of Appeal for…

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Good work if you can get it. Michael Duggan QC on The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices

The eagerly awaited Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices, otherwise…

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Edward Kemp to speak at ELA talk on International Whistleblowing, a US and UK perspective

Edward Kemp will be speaking at an ELA talk alongside Erika…

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EAT gives Mencap permission to appeal the EAT’s Judgment on “sleep-ins” and the minimum wage

The EAT has given permission for Mencap to appeal to…

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Naomi Ellenbogen QC on important Supreme Court decision – Podcast

Naomi Ellenbogen QC was a special guest on Mayer Brown’s…

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Martin Fodder & Jeremy Lewis on important new decision from Court of Appeal on worker status for whistleblowers

The Court of Appeal has reversed the decision of the…

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Polkey and the Problem of “Definitely Maybe”

Nicholas Siddall considers the recent decision of the EAT in…

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Employees, Directors & the Future Path of Corporate Governance Reform

Shortly before the calling of a General Election the Business…

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Ed Kemp and Grahame Anderson in Court of Appeal success

In Green v SIG Trading Ltd A2/2017/1650, the Court of…

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Summer Round-Up 2017: James Bickford Smith gives a Practical View from the Bar

James Bickford Smith summarises recent decisions on civil procedure and…

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New edition of Blackstone’s Employment Law Practice 2017 available this week

Blackstone’s Employment Law Practice 2017 Ninth Edition. Edited by Gavin…

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Marc Delehanty represents City banking analyst in Court of Appeal challenge to ruling re: whistleblowing / bonus dispute

Marc Delehanty recently appeared as sole counsel in the Court…

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Both John Bowers QC and Adam Solomon appear in the Supreme Court on behalf of different parties

Both John Bowers QC and Adam Solomon appeared in the…

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Paul Gilroy QC acts for BAE Systems in challenge against sex discrimination payout

Click on the links below to read press reports on…

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The Calumny of bankers: who’d be a Senior Manager now?

Katherine Apps* on the Supreme Court judgment in FCA v…

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Ed Kemp appears in important Supreme Court case for police officers

Ed Kemp is appearing as junior counsel for the police…

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Employment Litigation in the High Court: Littleton talks at Employment Lawyers Association course

In January Littleton barristers spoke at a two day course…

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Katherine Apps Wins in the Court of Appeal on behalf of ASLEF in Southern rail drivers’ strike application

Katherine Apps has won in the Court of Appeal acting…

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Polkey and contribution – Avoiding double penalties on employees by Lydia Banerjee

Polkey and contribution – Avoiding double penalties on employees by…

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Eleena Misra co-authors response to consultation for 30K tax free exemption to remain in place

Government confirms 30K tax free exemption to remain in place…

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John Bowers QC to give evidence to MPs on the issues surrounding Workplace Dress Codes

John Bowers QC is to appear later today 12 July…

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Katherine Apps joins speakers at event hosted by Channel 4 on Diversity in TV

On Monday 11 July 2016 Katherine Apps spoke on behalf of…

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Daniel Tatton-Brown QC on Misuse of confidential information and interim remedies

A rogue employee leaving their employer and taking with him…

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Tax and injury to feelings

SUMMARY  In the case of Moorthy v The Commissioners for…

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The Management of Disability-Related Absence in the Post-Griffiths Landscape

Daniel Northall comments on the management of disability-related sickness absence.…

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Paul Gilroy QC to be Guest Speaker at Employment Law Association of Ireland’s Annual Dinner

Paul Gilroy QC to be Guest Speaker at the Employment…

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A lack of decorum: Decorus Limited v Penfold

The recent judgment of HHJ Molyneux sitting as a Judge…

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Daniel Tatton-Brown and Jonathan Cohen Appointed Queen’s Counsel

Littleton is delighted to announce that Daniel Tatton-Brown and Jonathan…

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Adam Solomon succeeds in obtaining High Court injunction to prevent litigation in the Employment Tribunal

Adam Solomon was successful in obtaining the equivalent to a…

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Nicholas Siddall succeeds on the issue of whether doctors in training have a whistleblowing claim against their training organiser

In the judgment of the EAT (Langstaff J) in Day v…

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Trainee Doctors and Whistleblowing

In the judgment of the EAT in Day-v-Health Education England…

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Illegality and the impact on worker based claims. Hounga extended? Unfinished business from Hounga

David Reade QC and Freshfields have succeeded in claims before…

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Ed Kemp wins for college in high profile whistleblowing case

Ed Kemp has successfully defended Wymondham College from a whistleblowing…

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Adam Solomon succeeds in Injunction

Adam Solomon representing the insurer claimant in the case Ropner…

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Whistleblowing detriment and the liability of co-workers: valuable or valueless? by Daniel Northall

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 introduced a substantial…

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Michael Duggan QC successfully obtains declaration and injunction at trial in Pickwell and Nicholls

Michael Duggan QC successfully obtains declaration and injunction at trial…

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Expanding the Frontiers of Indirect Discrimination Disadvantage and Associative Discrimination by Michael Duggan QC

In this in-depth paper, Michael Duggan QC addresses developments where…

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BGC Brokers LP v Mourad Abourahim listed as one of the most notable case before the DIFC Courts

In the DIFC Courts’ Annual Review 2015, Edward Kemp’s case CFI…

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Paul Gilroy QC comments on recent accusations of discrimination in BBC recruitment

Twice in the space of four days, the BBC has…

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Damian Brown QC succeeds in defending England forward David Wilson against disciplinary charges

England Rugby forwards, David Wilson and George Kruis have been…

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Adam Solomon and Charlotte Davies succeed in obtaining novel form of springboard relief. Read a copy of the judgment in Dorma UK Ltd v Bateman & Ors

Adam Solomon and Charlotte Davies successful in obtaining novel form of springboard relief.…

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Service Provision Changes and Multiple Organised Groupings

Service Provision Changes and Multiple Organised Groupings Nicholas Siddall analyses…

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Preservation of evidence and misconduct during employment: is the law right?

By Daniel Tatton-Brown QC An employee believes that the working…

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Employment Law Implications for Liquidated Damages and the Penalty Rule following El Makdessi

Paul Gilroy QC looks at the employment law implications for…

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Paul Gilroy QC comments in The Sun

Paul Gilroy QC has been cited in The Sun on…

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Chris Quinn discusses the collapse of £10 million Restrictive Covenant Speedy Trial

Chris Quinn discusses the collapse of £10 million Restrictive Covenant…

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Michael Duggan QC successful on Cross Appeal

Michael Duggan QC has succeeded on a cross appeal in…

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Michael Duggan QC on Social Media

Michael Duggan QC visits Guernsey and Jersey to make presentations…

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Michael Duggan QC speaks on Equal Pay and the Private Sector

Michael Duggan QC made a presentation at the ½ day…

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Regulating witness statements: A practical view from the Bar

In his monthly column originally published by PLC, James Bickford…

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Duty to consult in collective redundancies remains a mystery

Employment analysis: In cases of collective redundancy, when does the…

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Collective Redundancy- Uncertainty Drawing to a Close

David Reade QC (appeared for Bluebird) On the 5 February 2015 AG…

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David Reade QC obtains permission to seek a Judicial Review of the Pension Regulator

David Reade QC succeeded before Mr Justice Mitting in obtaining…

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James Wynne successful in discrimination and harassment claim against one of Britain’s biggest Unions

Sally Nailard v Unite the Union The Employment Tribunal sitting…

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Ramphal v Department for Transport: View from Littleton

Craig Rajgopaul writes for our monthly column “View from Littleton Chambers”…

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Managing work place stress – tips for employers & employees in light of Easton v B&Q

Lydia Banerjee According to many of my clients there has…

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Employment status of statutory officeholders: Matthew Sheridan succeeds in Court of Appeal

Does the test for implication of contracts which has been…

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Discrimination in sport

Watch our video of Andrew Clarke QC and Charlotte Davies discussing…

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Opinion of AG in Woolworths/Lyttle/Bluebird released – David Reade QC appeared in ECJ for Bluebird

The Opinion of the Advocate General has been released today…

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Tory proposals for cap on redundancy payments in public sector, David Reade QC comments on Sky News

David Reade QC appeared on Sky News, as a leading…

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Nicholas Siddall to speak in seminar on Redundancy and Dismissal

On 18th November Nicholas Siddall will be speaking in a…

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An Introduction to Judicial Review – Web Cast

Carol Davis and Eleena Misra look at Judicial Review: what…

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Ed Kemp wins in DIFC Court of First Instance

Ed Kemp Justice Sir Richard Field has handed down Judgment…

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