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Brexit: the Lawyer’s First 100 Days by Erika Szyszczak

The “first 100 days” has become a standard by which…

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Open justice and disclosure: lessons from Chodiev and others v Stein by Jamie Susskind

Jamie Susskind writes for the Practical Law Dispute Resolution Blog…

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Bringing the Bar to the pub: “pop-up justice” for the 21st century? by Grahame Anderson

Bringing the Bar to the pub: “pop-up justice” for the…

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David Reade QC & Gavin Mansfield QC shortlisted as Employment Silk of the Year for Legal 500 UK 2017

We are delighted that David Reade QC and Gavin Mansfield…

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Relief from sanctions two years after Denton: A practical view from the bar

James Bickford Smith discusses judicial approaches to procedural default two…

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Brexit, Free Movement and Sports Law – Podcast [episode 2]

In the second episode of our Sports Law podcasts, Grahame…

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House of Lords publish eagerly awaited post-Brexit report

by Katherine Apps Today the House of Lords Constitution Committee…

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The Future of Employment Tribunals: a need for change?
David Reade QC and Katherine Apps host Stanford Law school students at Littleton

David Reade QC and Katherine Apps host Stanford Law school students…

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Minimising risk of property fraud, the legal position and the Land Registry indemnity scheme, James McWilliams writes for Property Journal

“That Belongs to Me”, James McWilliams writes for Property Journal…

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Stuart Ritchie QC and Alexander Robson in privy council compound interest win
Practical Law Dispute Resolution – Indirect instruction: Fancy a flight?

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

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David Reade QC and Alexander Robson representing Sunderland AFC in High Court case
David Reade QC and Alexander Robson representing Sunderland AFC in High Court case
Littleton cyclists raise money for the Jeremy McMullen Memorial Fund

Shortly before his recent untimely death His Honour Jeremy McMullen…

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Lucy Bone appointed as Special Adviser to the Equality and Diversity Committee of the BSB

We are delighted to announce that Lucy Bone has been…

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Mo Sethi films Masterclass on Trends and Tactics in Asset & Business Protection

Mo Sethi has filmed a Masterclass on Trends and Tactics…

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What impact will the studies into concussion have on the risk of litigation from rugby players?

This article was first written for and published by LawInSport.…

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Relief from Sanctions – Mitchell & Denton in an Employment Tribunal Context

Andrew Clarke QC Introduction  I will look briefly at two…

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What constitutes restraint of trade in football players’ and managers’ contracts?

This article was first written for and published by LawInSport.…

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Status: The Court of Appeal’s Decision in Halawi v World Duty Free [2014] EWCA Civ 1387

Mark Humphreys  Fashions are a feature of so much in…

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Why IAAF Rules require a Rethink after Steeplechaser’s Disqualification

This article was first written for and published by LawInSport.…

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Caterham Redundancies and the Unlikely Connection between Employment and Libel Law

This article was first written for and published by LawInSport.…

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David Reade QC appears in the CJEU

David Reade QC appeared for Bluebird, trading as Bonmarche, in…

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Why did Coventry City FC’s State aid claim fail?

This article was first written for and published by LawInSport.…

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Professor Erika Szyszczak involved in various presentations across Europe throughout November 2014

On 13 November 2014 Professor Erika Szyszczak gave a presentation…

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Fortification fortified: the Court of Appeal’s decision in EVP Ltd v Malabu Oil and Gas

Grahame Anderson discusses the recent Court of Appeal decision in Energy…

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Caterham redundancies and the unlikely connection between employment and libel law

In his blog for LawInSport, Nicholas Goodfellow discusses the connection…

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John Bowers QC and John Mehrzad advise on football governance policy

Littleton’s co-Head of Chambers, John Bowers QC, and the Head…

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Why IAAF rules require a rethink after steeplechaser’s disqualification

In this article for LawInSport, Lydia Banerjee discusses the IAAF…

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What impact will the studies into concussion have on the risk of litigation from rugby players?

In this article for LawInSport, David Reade QC discusses the…

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Fraudulent documents: Interim interrogations

Alexander Robson What steps are open to a party with…

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Grahame Anderson becomes a member of Littleton

Grahame Anderson became a member of Chambers on 1 October…

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Benjamin Gray on Allegations of Bias in Long and Complex Cases

Benjamin Gray The Court of Appeal has handed down guidance…

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Cardiff City, The Alleged Misuse of Confidential Information and Premiership Disciplinary Regime

First written for and published by LawInSport. Click here to view…

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Michael Duggan QC has been elected unopposed as a member of the Bar Council for 2015

We are delighted that Michael Duggan QC has been elected…

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Richard Scudamore: Slings and Arrows or Outrageous (Good) Fortune?

First written for and published by LawInSport.Click here to view the…

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Relating to the Fans

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LTA Accused of Racial Discrimination in Challenge to Decisions on Funding and Support

First written for and published by LawInSport.Click here to view the…

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Break Point to BT Sport in the 5th Set against Sky

First written for and published by LawInSport.Click here to view the…

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Richard Price OBE QC appointed as an Election Commissioner

Littleton is delighted to announce that Richard Price OBE QC has…

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Three days less? No ET claims can be commenced online between 4pm Friday 26 July,13 -Monday 29 July

Claimants have to bring their claim before 29 July 2013…

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Prof. Erika Szyszczak writes for the Journal of European Competition Law & Practice

Time for Renewables to Join the Market: the New Guidelines…

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Court of Arbitration for Sport reverses Olympics selection decision

In the lead up to London 2012 there have been…

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John Mehrzad on Suarez CAS verdict

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has decided that Luis…

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What now after Chhabra?

What now after Chhabra? by Katherine Apps Just before Christmas,…

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Relegation and Promotion decided in hearing rooms

This summer has seen promotion and relegation in Rugby Union…

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BBC cites John Mehrzad on Suarez ban

The BBC cites John Mehrzad in relation to Luis Suarez’s…

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David Moyes’ Sacking – Legal Rights and Options

  First written for and published by LawInSport. Click here to view…

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Prof. Erika Szyszczak writes for the Medical Law Review

Introducing Competition Principles Into Health Care Through EU Law And…

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The double sift process under the draft new ET rules

n his report to the Government following his fundamental review…

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New conduct regime for senior managers in banks begins to take shape

The unprecedented events of the global financial crisis have caused…

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Stuart Ritchie QC & Lydia Banerjee on Supreme Court Decision on Fiduciary Duties

The Supreme Court holds that Proprietary Relief extends to all…

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Costs under the draft new ET rules

The costs regime in the new ET Rule have been…

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Why Moyes “Leaks” Mattered for Pay-Off Negotiations

First written for and published by LawInSport. Click here to view…

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Selwyn Bloch QC & Charlene Hawkins comment on Court of Appeal decision in Prophet Plc v Huggett

The Empire Strikes Back? Triumph of the Literal Interpretation of…

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Preliminary Hearings under the draft new ET rules

Rules 39 to 42 of the proposed new Tribunal rules…

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Recovery of Costs Wasted When HMCTS Postponed a Hearing at the Last Minute

Katherine Apps writes for Michael Rubenstein Publishing on the Recovery…

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The Vanishing Tiger – What’s in a Name?

First written for and published by LawInSport. Click here to view…

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Fourth Supplement to Whistleblowing: Law & Practice (2012) Now Available

Following the publication of the second edition of “Whistleblowing: Law…

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Restraint of Trade and Footballers’ Image Rights

Many defenders have had the unenviable task of attempting to…

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Adam Solomon Appointed to the Board of The Bar Standards Board

We are delighted that Adam Solomon has been appointed as…

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Roy Hodgson’s hypothetical dismissal and consequences

On the day of finding out whether history repeats itself…

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Band of reasonable responses test remains … but what does it mean?

In Turner v East Midlands Trains Ltd [2012] EWCA 1470…

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John Bowers Q.C. foresees problems arising out of the passage of the Marriage (same sex couples) Bil

The legislation on same sex marriages has had a stormy…

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Resisting Interim Injunctions – A Change in the Balance of Advantage?

Defence lawyers often grumble that the test in American Cyanamid,…

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Two recent EAT cases on redundancy selection

Two recent cases of the EAT have laid down clear…

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John Bowers QC in the Supreme Court

John Bowers QC analyses the impact in the employment status…

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Football fair play – Balancing the books in a multi-million pound industry

In this two part article we look at the UEFA…

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Another distinction between professional disciplinary proceedings & internal disciplinary hearings

If an individual has already been charged and given a…

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Territoriality and Recognition

Territoriality issues seems to crop up all over employment law,…

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Third Party Costs Orders

In his monthly column in PLC, James Bickford Smith considers…

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Sports Clubs and Safeguarding: the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

On 10 September 2012, the day of the Paralympic closing…

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Jimmy Savile and Employment Law
Di Canio’s public humiliation of players and dismissal

During last week’s World Sports Law Report webinar on “Playing…

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More on the burden of proof, the Supreme Court and Hewage v Grampian Health Board [2012] UKSC 37

As David Reade Q.C. posted in an earlier “Littleton Comment”,…

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Team Sky’s anti-doping stance

2012 was a good year for British road cycling.  It…

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Is there scope for ‘reasonable adjustment’ in religious discrimination law?

The right to hold a religious belief cannot be a…

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Worldwide Freezing Orders in Aid of Foreign Proceedings – Pushing the Limits?

A recent High Court decision seems to have been good…

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The Supreme Court, discrimination and the reason why

Discrimination, the reason why, and the burden of proof: Hewage  v…

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Manchester United perfume anyone? Contractual obligation of good faith and measure of loss in deceit

On 1 February 2013, Leggatt J gave judgment in a…

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LUIS SUAREZ: WHEN ‘GOOD FAITH’ BITES

Will he stay or will he go?  It appears that…

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NHS employers guidance on confidentiality clause and the process for making severance payments

Following the recent publicity surrounding the use of confidentiality clauses…

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Is There Any Protection for the Sophisticated Investor?

Whilst the term “sophisticated investor” is not a term of…

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RUGBY PLAYER’S MOONIE IS NOT REPUDIATORY MISCONDUCT

The rugby league club, Huddersfield Giants, has been found to…

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FC Steaua could be liable for former shareholder’s homophobic comments

A professional football club can be liable for discriminatory comments…

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Best Endeavours and Reasonable Endeavours – The Lessons of Jet2.Com

It is almost impossible to believe that after more than…

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“ALL MONEY” GUARANTEES MEAN WHAT THEY SAY

National Merchant Buying Society Ltd v Bellamy and Mallett [2013]…

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Dismissal in the Sports Context: When will it bite

The match between Chelsea and Liverpool on 21 April 2013…

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Negligent investment advice and foreseeability and remoteness of loss

In Rubenstein v HSBC Bank Plc [2012] EWCA Civ 1184…

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David Reade QC examines the new Tribunal Rules and Fees, taking effect on 29th July

Following the long process of consideration and consultation, the new…

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Are there property rights in an email?

The recent first instance decision of Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V.…

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"The Woods from the Trees": Who at Augusta obeyed the Rules?

The result of this year’s US Masters, gripping as it…

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Interim Suspension Orders and Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Against Doctors

In Abdullah v General Medical Council [2012] EWHC 2506 (Admin)…

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MARK CLATTENBURG: QUO VADIS?

You would need to have had your head in a…

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LIBOR Cases – a return to normality?

No reasonable prospect of success, no amendment allowed. Deutsche BankAG…

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Green v RBS: Lessons in Interest-Rate Hedge Products litigation

Interest- Rate Hedge Products (“IRHPs”) include a variety of different…

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FROM LIVE-STRONG TO REBORN-STRONGER: ARMSTONG’S CALCULATED INTERVIEW TO OPRAH

The partial admissions made by Lance Armstrong have been well-publicised. …

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