"Littleton Chambers is a front-rank employment set that has real strength in cases where partnership and employment issues overlap."
(Chambers & Partners 2021)
“Littleton Chambers is ‘an excellent set, with a number of respected silks’ and is particularly noted for its partnership law bench-strength”
“Members have particular expertise in team moves and partner exits”
( Legal 500 2020)
“Its members are particularly good at handling cases that cater to a client base that involves firms in a number of industry sectors”
Littleton’s partnership group has significant expertise across the full range of partnership and LLP disputes. Work includes:
The team is rated in both Chambers & Partners and L500 as a leading partnership set. 2020 feedback includes:
Littleton Chambers is “an impressive set with a good mix of top QCs and very talented juniors”. In terms of partnership law instructions, members have particular expertise in team moves and partner exits relating to firms of solicitors and other professional services firms. L500 UK Bar
Littleton Chambers uses its traditional strength and expertise in employment law to impressive effect in the partnership arena, thereby earning a place in the rankings this year. In addition to representing individual partners in acrimonious exits, the set also handles such matters as team moves and advises on partner expulsions. Its members are particularly good at handling cases with confidentiality issues and cater to a client base that includes firms in a number of industry sectors. Chambers UK Bar Guide 2020
Littleton barristers are familiar with the litigation of partnership/LLP disputes:
Our client base includes professional and financial services partnerships for whom members have acted as trusted advisers for many years, and individual partners or LLP members who have found themselves facing challenging situations including injunction proceedings, potential expulsion, or investigations.
Many of the matters in which Littleton barristers are involved are sensitive. Cases that have become public include: