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

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

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

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

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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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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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Another Successful Annual Manchester Legal Update Seminar

Last week Littleton held its Annual Legal Update Seminar in…

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Michael Duggan Appointed Queen’s Counsel

Littleton is delighted to announce that Michael Duggan has been…

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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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John Bowers QC, Jeremy Lewis & Carol Davis to Speak at Sweet & Maswell Employment Law Conference
Legal 500 Listings Announced

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

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Naomi Ellenbogen QC appointed as a Recorder

We are delighted to announce that Naomi Ellenbogen QC, Joint…

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David Lascelles comments: – inducing breach of contract: – reliance on legal advice saves the day in Court of Appeal

In an important decision yesterday (27 February), Allen v Dodd…

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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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Manchester City UEFA ban – John Mehrzad cited on legal processes by BBC

The BBC has cited explanations from Littleton’s Head of the…

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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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Littleton Chambers ranked in 2020 Chambers & Partners Global for commercial disputes

Littleton Chambers commercial dispute resolution expertise has been recognised for…

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UK Athletics Independent Review – UPDATE

The investigation stage of the Independent Review into UK Athletics’…

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David Reade QC, Niran De Silva and Georgina Leadbetter…

Three members of Littleton namely David Reade QC, Niran De…

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BVI Commercial Court applies ‘Sparkasse Bregenz’ Principles to reject Debtor’s Application to set aside Statutory Demand

In a judgment delivered on 5 February 2020 the BVI…

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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’s Jonathan Cohen QC and Marc Delehanty represent millionaire divorcee

Littleton’s Jonathan Cohen QC and Marc Delehanty represent millionaire divorcee…

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Littleton’s Civil Fraud Specialists, David Reade QC and Ming-Yee Shiu in attendance at C5 Asia

Littleton’s Civil Fraud Specialists , David Reade QC and Ming-Yee…

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Equality and Diversity in Sport: Current Issues.
Littleton is very proud to announce the appointment of four of its members to Queen’s Counsel in 2019

We are delighted to announce that Jamie Riley, Mohinderpal Sethi,…

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David Lascelles acts for Nick Candy in successfully striking out £1.5billion claim

David Lascelles acted for well-known property entrepreneur, Nick Candy, in…

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“I must put it to you that…”: The EAT reminds us (again) that an alleged perpetrator needs to have a chance to answer an allegation of victimisation

In North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust v Rice [2019]…

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Talking Heads – David Winnie and John M
Selwyn Bloch QC writes on The upcoming Supreme Court decision in Tillman v Egon Zehnder: restrictive covenants and the future

Introduction  While the ETA of the Supreme Court decision in Tillman…

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The Success of Ottawa and Cambridge Teams at the Vis Moot in Vienna: April 2019

Associate Tenants of Littleton Chambers coached two teams for the…

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Jonathan Cohen QC due to start major employee competition trial today in a claim by Walgreens Boots Alliance

Jonathan Cohen QC due to start major employee competition trial…

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Giving reasons – Burns/Barke procedure clarified by the Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has recently handed down judgment in…

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David Reade QC and Niran de Silva in latest EAT decision on reporting restrictions and anonymity

David Reade QC and Niran de Silva appeared for respondents…

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Littleton Members elected on to ELBA

Mo Sethi QC has been elected as Vice-Chair of the…

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What makes a protected disclosure?: reflections on Simpson v Cantor Fitzgerald

Jeremy Lewis and Martin Fodder, two of the authors of…

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Cross border jurisdiction issues in footballer and agency contracts
Lydia Banerjee and Bianca Balmelli: You can have your cake but they don’t have to make it

The Supreme Court today handed down their decision in Lee…

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Gavin Mansfield QC shortlisted for Employment Silk of the Year

We are delighted to announce that Gavin Mansfield QC has been…

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The perils of unsigned contracts of employment and of rushing to Court
Gavin Mansfield QC appointed Deputy High Court Judge

Littleton Chambers is delighted to announce that Gavin Mansfield QC,…

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Adam Solomon QC speaking in the BVI

Adam Solomon QC will be speaking on Friday 2 November…

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Gavin Mansfield QC Elected New Head of Chambers

Littleton is pleased to announce the election of Gavin Mansfield…

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Uber unsuccessful in appeal against original tribunal decision

Uber have been unsuccessful in their appeal against the original…

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David Reade QC successful in Supreme Court

David Reade QC was successful in the Supreme Court in…

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Liz Dux joins Littleton as its Chambers Director

Littleton is delighted to welcome Liz Dux as its new…

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Littleton Awarded Bar Council Certificate of Recognition for Wellbeing at the Bar

We are delighted to have been awarded a Certificate of…

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The perils of warehousing claims: A practical view from the Bar

James Bickford Smith discusses the decision of the Commercial Court…

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Heaven or hell? Brexit legal issues analysed through ‘Hotel California’ lyrics by Erika Szyszczak

Erika Szyszczak is a member of the UK Trade Observatory which…

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Brexit Briefing Paper co-authored by Prof. Erika Szyszczak

Professor Erika Szyszczak has co-authored (with Dr Emily Lydgate) a…

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Who will the court believe? Lessons on witness credibility from recent cases

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

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Jamie Susskind comments on on Sir Peter Gross’ lecture on Judicial Leadership

Jamie Susskind comments for the Practical Law Dispute Resolution Blog on…

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Third Party Challenges to State Aid Decisions by Erika Szyszczak

Professor Erika Szyszczak discusses the recent cases of Ferracci and Montessori on…

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Prof. Erika Szyszczak contributes two chapters to book on State Aid Law of the European Union

Professor Erika Szyszczak has contributed two chapters to a new…

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European Commission publishes study on judges’ training needs in the field of European competition law by Prof Erika Szyszczak

The European Commission has published a study on judges’ training needs…

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Practical Law Dispute Resolution – When is a penalty not a penalty?

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

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Naomi Ellenbogen QC appointed Vice-Chairman of the Bar Standards Board

With effect from 1 January 2016, Naomi Ellenbogen QC has…

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“Employment in a Social Media World” – Michael Duggan QC to speak at ELA events

Michael Duggan QC will be speaking on “Employment in a…

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John Mehrzad features in LawInSport.com’s “Guide to Key Legal Issues in the Football Transfer Window
John Mehrzad awarded 2015 Corporate Advisory Barrister in Corporate LiveWire Global Awards

John Mehrzad has been awarded Corporate Advisory Barrister of the…

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Summary Judgment: A Ppractical View from the Bar
Littleton barristers interviewed for Comparative Anti-Discrimination Law Study

On 4 and 5 May 2015 Naomi Ellenbogen QC, David…

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John Mehrzad comes in first at the London Legal Support Trust’s Walk the Thames Half Marathon

John Mehrzad was first to cross the finish line while raising…

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The costs of complexity (revisited): A practical view from the Bar

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

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Littleton responds to Abu Dhabi Employment Tribunal Consultation

Littleton’s Employment Group has responded to a consultation launched by…

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David Reade QC appears in Court of Appeal in ratings appeal on the valuation of vacant office space

David Reade QC appeared in the Court of Appeal in…

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Naomi Ellenbogen QC has been appointed to the Board of the Bar Standards Board

We are thrilled to announce that Naomi Ellenbogen QC has…

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Katherine Apps and Laura McNair-Wilson appointed to the EHRC’s new panel of Counsel

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has announced the appointment…

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Michael Duggan QC Appointed to Bar Council Equality, Diversity and Social Mobility Committee

Michael Duggan QC has been appointed a member of the…

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Damian Brown QC and Ed Kemp to speak in Dubai on DIFC Law

Damian Brown QC and Ed Kemp will be speaking in…

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Find out why Suarez’s CAS appeal may succeed

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

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The County Court Challenge: A Practical View from the Bar

  In his monthly column, James Bickford Smith discusses the…

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ED Kemp Appointed as Registered Practitioner for the Dubai (DFIC) Courts

Ed Kemp has registered as a Part II practitioner will…

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Free movement of doctors in the NHS

Edward Kemp  In Kapenova v. Department of Health [2014] ICR…

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Why Suarez’s appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport may succeed

In this article for LawinSport John Mehrzad proposes to look in…

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Garden Leave: the Pros and Cons of Salaried Idleness

Daniel Tatton Brown writes about garden leave injunctions, following the…

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The Consequences of Receipt of Confidential Information by an Employment Tribunal

Nicholas Siddall assesses the decision of the EAT in Begraj-v-Heer Manak…

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John Mehrzad on Qatar Scandal

Al-Arabiya has compiled views from several legal experts on the…

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Alexander Robson Wins in Commercial Court on Meaning of “Unforeseen Circumstances”
Signing a new contract does not mean restrictive covenants are binding absent proper consideration

Craig Rajgopaul  Many large employers (particularly those who acquire other…

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John Mehrzad, Adam Solomon and Charlotte Davies to speak at Sport Resolutions Seminar

John Mehrzad, Adam Solomon and Charlotte Davies will speak at a seminar…

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Professor Erika Szyszczak lectures to the Turkish Competition Authority

Regulating dominant firms has become an important item on the…

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The employment status of British football referees – Jeremy Lewis blogs for LawinSport

Steve Conroy was a top-level referee in Scotland for 12…

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Controlling the Process: A Practical View from the Bar

In his latest column for PLC,James Bickford Smith discusses the…

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Second bites at the cherry, defective witness statements and sanction: a practical view from the Bar

In his monthly column, James Bickford Smith discusses the Court…

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Andrew Clarke QC on Relating to the Fans

In his latest blog for LawInSport, Andrew Clarke QC reflects…

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Ed Kemp writes on obesity discrimination for the ELA Briefing

This article was originally published by the ELA Briefing. The…

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Whistleblowing: Dealing with the Campaigner

Martin Fodder  Whatever the reasons for the phenomenon may be,…

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Defending Challenges to Pay Terms

Ed Kemp The need to review pay terms In the…

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Public Sector Equality Duty: Practical Pointers

Katherine Apps The PSED Section 149 of the EA 2010…

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Prof. Erika Szyszczak interviewed by The Carbon Brief on UK energy state aid

What does the state aid ruling on UK energy subsidies…

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Lucy Bone Appointed to ELA Management Committee

Littleton Chambers is delighted to announce that Lucy Bone has been…

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Fast and furious: a practical view from the Bar

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

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Daniel Northall on the Richard Scudamore controversy

Daniel Northall writes for LawInSport on the legal implications of the…

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Littleton Ranked 13th in Chambers Category of Diversity League Table 2014

Littleton is pleased to have been ranked 13th overall, in…

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Daniel Northall rounds up developments in disability discrimination from the first half of 2014

Daniel Northall   Definition of disability Z v A Government…

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Daniel Northall rounds up developments in disability discrimination from 2013

Daniel Northall Definition of Employee X v Mid Sussex Citizens…

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Jeffrey Bacon Has Been Co-opted into the Employment Lawyers Association Working Party

Jeffrey Bacon has been co-opted onto The Employment Lawyers Association…

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What are the wider implications of the impending tax changes of members of an LLP?

The impending tax changes for the taxation of the members…

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David Reade QC wins Employment Silk of the Year

We are delighted to announce that David Reade QC has…

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