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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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Two recent EAT cases on redundancy selection

Two recent cases of the EAT have laid down clear…

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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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Di Canio’s public humiliation of players and dismissal

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

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

The right to hold a religious belief cannot be 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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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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LUIS SUAREZ: WHEN ‘GOOD FAITH’ BITES

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

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Malky Mackay and manager termination rights: What options does he have?

The festive season was brought to an abrupt end for…

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A Collaborative Approach

Clive Freedman QC writes for New Law Journal to explain…

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Mitchell Part Two: a Practical View from the Bar

In his monthly column, James Bickford- Smith discusses Durrant v…

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Cardiff City, the alleged misuse of confidential information and Premiership Disciplinary Regime.

Information is power, confidential information doubly so. The recent allegations…

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Topical comment from Littleton blogs in LawInSport.com

The Sports Group at Littleton now writes and publishes fortnightly…

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John Mehrzad in City A.M. on Football Financial Fair Play

Following the suspension of the transfer ban against Barcelona, John…

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David Moyes’ sacking and legal rights

David Moyes has been sacked after just 51 games as…

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The barriers to state intervention into football governance

In December 2013 I blogged on LawInSport about match-fixing in…

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The Court of Appeal’s clear message on new costs regime

The Master of the Rolls has delivered a unanimous judgment…

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David Reade QC and Jeremy Lewis headline in a ‘Specific Performance at the National’

Could the National Theatre be required by law to engage…

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Addressing Bullying in Sport

The sudden resignation of Jonathan Martin from the Miami Dolphins…

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The Vanishing Tiger – What’s in a Name?

What’s in a name? Rather a lot it would seem…

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Nicholas Goodfellow blogs on BT Sport’s break-point versus SKY

The battle between BT and Sky in the vast market…

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Charlotte Davies’ latest blog for LawInSport on claim against the LTA

With Wimbledon just around the corner, UK tennis will soon…

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Damian Brown QC blogs for LawInSport on George North’s contract with Northampton Saints

The contrast and legal considerations between the position of English…

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John Mehrzad in World Sports Law Report on Athlete Selection Challenges

As advances in training techniques, nutrition and technology narrow the…

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Professor Erika Szyszczak blogs for UKSALA on the new EU Environmental and Energy Aid Guidelines

On 9 April the Commission adopted new Guidelines on environmental…

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David Reade QC on Anelka’s ‘quenelle’ disciplinary

Anelka – a matter of trust and confidence? Following The…

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John Mehrzad Instructed to Court of Arbitration for Sport

The Head of the Sports Law Group at Littleton, John…

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Lucy Bone Appointed as Barrister Member of the Bar Standards Board Professional Conduct Committee

Lucy Bone Littleton is delighted to announce that Lucy Bone…

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Naomi Ellenbogen QC Profiled in Counsel Magazine
Martyn Barklem Appointed to Circuit Bench

We are very pleased to announce that Martyn Barklem has…

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Littleton Welcomes New Tenants Mark Humphreys & Sophia Berry

Littleton is delighted to welcome Mark Humphreys and Sophia Berry…

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Publication of New Book ‘Disability Discrimination’ co-Authored by Lydia Benerjee

We are pleased to announce the publication of a new…

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Littleton Arbitrator Appointed as President Elect of the Chartered Istitute of Arbitrators

Mr Vinayak Pradhan is the President Elect of the Chartered…

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Commercial Seminar 19.09.12

Venue: Inner Temple Hall, Inner Temple, London, EC4Y 7HL Time:…

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Third Edition of Alexander Robson’s ‘The Path to Pupillage’ Published

The 3rd Edition of Alexander Robson’s ‘The Path to Pupillage’…

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Disciplinary & Regulatory Group Launches Seminar and Bulletin Series

Littleton was delighted to launch the first of a series…

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Littleton Launches New Disciplinary & Regulatory Group Seminar Series

Littleton’s Disciplinary & Regulatory Group (“DRG”) is pleased to announce…

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Littleton Chambers was Delighted to Welcome HH David Pearl

Littleton Chambers was delighted to welcome HH David Pearl, Chair…

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Littleton Hosted an In-House Industrial Action Seminar

On 17th October Littleton hosted an Industrial Action Seminar at…

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Littleton Success in Chambers and Partners 2013

We are very pleased to announce that a record total…

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Another Successful Annual Manchester Legal Update Seminar

Last week Littleton held its Annual Legal Update Seminar in…

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Adam Solomon to Speak at CLT Seminar on Civil Litigation

Adam Solomon of Littleton has been invited to speak at…

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Littleton Welcomes New Tenant Marc Delehanty

Littleton is delighted to welcome Marc Delehanty who has accepted…

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Professor Szyszczak to Speak at European State Aid Law Conference

Professor Erika Szyszczak is to speak at a major and…

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Gavin Mansfield Appointed Queen’s Counsel
Edward Kemp in Supreme Court

Dr. S Verma v. Barts and the London NHS Trust…

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Littleton Claimants’ Seminar is Well-Received

On Wednesday 13th February Littleton hosted a Claimants’ Seminar at Inner Temple.…

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Legal 500 Listings Announced

Following the announcement of this years’ Legal 500 rankings, Littleton…

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LLP Seminar Legal Updates and Dealings with Dispputes to be Held on 15th November

The law on LLPs continues to grow at a fast…

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Littleton’s New Contracctual Terms, Effective from 31 January 2013

As you may be aware the Bar Council is implementing…

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Another successful Litttleton Annual Commercial Seminar

  Last night Littleton held its Annual Commercial Law Seminar…

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John Bowers QC Maintains 4th Position in All-Time Top 40 Advocates in IRLR Table

The table of the all-time top 40 advocates who have argued…

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Littleton Announces Industrial Action Seminar to be Held on 17th October

Following the latest TUC Annual Congress and a day of…

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Sochi Games Selection Challenge Success

John Mehrzad, acting as a member of the Sports Resolutions…

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EAT Refuses CJEU Reference on Territorial Scope of EU Race Directive & BLEUSE Principle

Nicholas Siddall  has recently appeared in the EAT decision of…

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Rupert D’Cruz and Mark Humphreys speak at Littleton sponsored English Law Week 2013 in Moscow

Both Rupert D’Cruz and Mark Humphreys spoke at English Law…

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John Mehrzad in World Sport Law Report on FIFA Player Contract Regulatios

John Mehrzad has co-authored with José-Luis Andrade, formerly Legal Counsel…

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John Mehrzad on Bristol Rovers’ Relegation Challenge

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

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Publication of New Book “Employment Tribunal Remedies Handbook” Edited by James Wynne

James Wynne This handbook, in an A-Z dictionary format, is…

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Posting US Employees to Europe at the ABA International Section’s London Meeting

David Reade QC and Katherine Apps spoke on Employment Jurisdiction…

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

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

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Littleton has been Shortlisted for the Chamers of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2013

Littleton has been shortlisted for the Chambers of the Year…

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Littleton Disciplinary & Regulatory Group Financial Services Seminar

Littleton’s Disciplinary and Regulatory Group held its inaugural Financial Services…

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John Mehrzad Featured in Legal Week on David Moyes’ Legal Rights

In this article, first published on LawInSport,John Mehrzad sets out,…

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James Bickford Smith Speaks at IBA Conference

At the International Bar Association’s 5th Biennial Construction Projects from…

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Littleton Welcomes Three New Members

Littleton welcomes three new members to extend its nationwide reach…

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Littleton Sports Law Group Reception at Lord’s

On Thursday, 26 September, the Sports Law Group at Littleton…

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Michael Duggan Appointed Queen’s Counsel

Littleton is delighted to announce that Michael Duggan has been…

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John Bowers QC, Jeremy Lewis & Carol Davis to Speak at Sweet & Maswell Employment Law Conference
Mo Sethi QC and Ed Kemp listed as leading experts in Chambers Global 2020

Mo Sethi QC and Ed Kemp have been recognised as leading…

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David Reade QC speaking at 15th Annual Meeting of the Working Group on European and International Law

David Reade QC is speaking on the topic of UK whistleblowing…

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Charles Samek QC has been granted rights of audience for the Astana International Finance Centre Court

Littleton is pleased to announce that Charles Samek QC has…

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Christmas and New Year opening times

Monday 23rd December – 08:30 to 18:30 Tuesday 24th December –…

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Charles Samek QC identified as one of the UK’s leading Silks for Civil Fraud litigation

Who’s Who Legal 2020 (to be published in March 2020)…

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Discrimination because of perceived disability: Coffey in the court of appeal

Joseph Bryan reviews a recent important Court of Appeal decision…

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Littleton is very pleased to welcome Bianca Balmelli and Alex Francis as new tenants to Chambers

Littleton is very pleased to welcome Bianca Balmelli and Alex…

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Littleton Sports Drinks, A Success!
David Lascelles to speak on litigating share sale disputes

This has been an interesting year for those handling share…

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Jonathan Cohen QC and Marc Delehanty succeed in defeating High Court jurisdiction challenge, involving novel application of recast Brussels Regulation

Jonathan Cohen QC and Marc Delehanty, instructed by Grosvenor Law,…

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Supreme Court judgment on Tillman V Egon Zehnder to be handed down at 09.45 on 3rd July 2019.

The much anticipated Supreme Court judgment on Tillman, in which…

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Inspire Sports Law – Miles Benjamin
John Mehrzad and Lydia Banerjee panel at the LawInSport Football Law Conference
Littleton Sports Law Group members speak at Football Law conference

Members of the Littleton Sports Law Group participated at the LawInSport…

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John Bowers QC has been appointed as an Election Commissioner for 2019.

John Bowers QC has been appointed as an Election Commissioner…

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David Reade QC delivered a joint session for the Industrial Law Society

David Reade QC of Littleton and Jason Galbraith-Marten QC of…

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Gavin Mansfield QC and Alexander Robson successful in Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has handed down Judgment in Forse…

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Littleton Chambers named as Best Chambers for Pupillage Quality of Work

We are proud to announce that Littleton Chambers has been…

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Lucy Bone acted for Nathalie Abildgaard, in claim of sexual harassment and victimisation against IFM

The widely publicised sexual harassment and victimisation claim brought by…

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Whistleblowing Update part 1

What is (and what is not) a protected disclosure? The…

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Clive Freedman QC appointed as a High Court Judge

Littleton Chambers is delighted to congratulate our former Head of…

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Jonathan Cohen QC speaks out against #MeToo Injunction

Jonathan Cohen QC featured in today’s Telegraph. CLICK HERE to…

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Littleton Chambers in Dubai

Leading Employment Law Counsel: Selwyn Bloch QC, Mo Sethi, James…

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Chambers is proud to report that Felicity Schneider is a contributing author in ‘The Independent Bar – Insights into a Unique Business Model’

This new publication seeks to shed light on the business…

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John Bowers QC receives Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce Great Grimsby Lifetime Ambassador Award

Amongst the winners of the Northern Lincolnshire Business Awards 2018,…

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An update on fault and negligence in anti-doping regulation by Joseph Bryan

Joseph Bryan reviews two recent decisions of the National Anti-Doping…

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Many congratulations to Adam Solomon who takes Silk today

Adam Solomon QC specialises principally in the fields of Commercial…

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Adam Solomon to be appointed Silk in 2018

We are delighted to announce that Adam Solomon will be…

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Shortlist Updated