Gavin Mansfield QC is Head of Littleton Chambers.
Gavin specialises in employment, partnership and related areas of commercial law. He has a particular expertise in business protection disputes and has acted in many complex team move cases.
Selwyn is a leading Employment Silk. The directories refer to his “superb advocacy” and his ability to “make highly complex arguments sound like common sense“.
David is recognised as one of the Country’s leading silks in commercial litigation and employment law. He has appeared in many leading authorities.
Paul Gilroy QC’s reputation is principally based on his employment practice. He has for some years been recognised by Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, and Legal Experts as a leader in this field. Paul has been recognised as a leading silk within the Employment Northern Circuit.
Daniel specialises in all aspects of employment law. He was appointed a QC in 2016. He is cited in all the leading directories (Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, “Who’s Who Legal”) as a leading silk in employment law.
Jonathan Cohen was appointed QC in the 2016 round at just 38 years old. He is one of the preeminent barristers in his fields of practice. He is annually ranked by the Chambers & Partners directory as a leading QC in both commercial litigation and employment law and was nominated by that directory as employment junior of the year in both 2013 and 2015.
Adam specialises principally in the fields of Commercial and Employment Law. He also practises in the fields of regulatory and public law, covering areas such as education and sport. He has consistently appeared in the legal directories since 2005 in respect of all his practice areas.
Mohinderpal was appointed Silk in March 2019.
His expertise spans the full range of commercial, employment, equality and partnership disputes in the High Court, employment tribunals and on appeal. He is a Registered Practitioner with full rights of audience in the DIFC Court of First Instance and Court of Appeal.
Dale Martin QC is one of the UK’s leading specialists in employment and commercial law. He is often instructed in appeals, in business-critical injunctive cases, in long-running multi-claimant litigation, and in cases concerning high net worth individuals.
Nicholas was appointed Silk in March 2019.
Nicholas is an employment specialist whose practice takes in all facets of employment litigation in the High Court and the statutory tribunals. He also enjoys a significant sports law related practice appearing before the ordinary courts and the relevant disciplinary/adjudicatory tribunals.
Exceptionally at less than 15 years’ call, John Mehrzad was successful in the 2019 Queen’s Counsel competition and will be formally appointed QC at a ceremony conducted by the Lord Chancellor on 16 March 2020.
Carol took Silk in 2021 having been recognised for many years by Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 as a leading practitioner in employment litigation and professional discipline.
Niran is a leading barrister, specialising in commercial and employment law with a particular expertise in applications for interim injunctive relief.
The primary area of Martin’s practice is employment but he also has considerable experience of professional liability, commercial and professional regulatory law.
Antony is a highly experienced and specialist advocate and mediator and is an acknowledged leading practitioner in employment and sports law.
Sam is a specialist international commercial litigation and employment barrister, highly ranked in the legal directories as a “renowned senior junior” in several fields, and nominated for Employment Junior of the Year at the 2019 Legal 500 Bar Awards.
Jeremy is acknowledged as a leading practitioner in employment litigation (Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners), with particular areas of expertise in TUPE, whistleblowing, business protection/ injunctive relief and discrimination.
Chris’ client-base consists primarily of companies, partnerships and LLPs and/or senior individuals within the same who find themselves facing, or who wish to avoid, significant commercial and/or employment disputes.
Depth of experience across all aspects of employment law and the crossover to commercial work. Lucy is known for her strong advocacy, in written submissions and skeletons as well as in court where she has been said to have “pulverized the witness in a stellar cross examination”.
Matthew (Band 1, Chambers & Partners 2019) treats every instruction as an opportunity to impress and to build and strengthen relationships. He believes in rigorous legal analysis, meticulous preparation and well-judged advocacy, whilst also being responsive and user-friendly.
Ming-Yee Shiu is a highly sought after barrister specialising in commercial and employment litigation. Her practice covers a wide range of complementary areas, including commercial, company, partnership/LLPs, employment, civil fraud and international disputes. She has extensive experience of applications for search orders, freezing injunctions and other forms of interim relief.
James’ practice covers individual employment law, commercial litigation, injunctions, collective/trade union aspects of labour law, the regulation of charities, and professional liability.
Martin Palmer is a barrister with an acknowledged reputation for a commercial and pragmatic approach towards the law.
He was a solicitor for almost ten years before being called to the Bar in 2003. Since that time, he has built a leading practice in employment and discrimination law, sports law and commercial litigation.
Daniel is a leading junior in his core practice areas of employment and commercial litigation. He is routinely instructed on matters of critical importance to clients and is noted for his deft handling of complex disputes in a manner which is intellectually rigorous, pragmatic, collaborative and user-friendly.
Ed is consistently ranked in tier 1 of the Legal 500 UK and is listed as one of the top ten leading employment juniors at the London Bar. He is also ranked in tier 1 as a leading junior for commercial disputes in the Middle East in the 2021 edition of the Legal 500 EMEA guide. He was nominated for Employment Junior of the Year in the Legal 500 Awards 2020.
Alexander enjoys a burgeoning reputation in his two core areas of practice: commercial litigation and employment law. He is appointed to the Attorney General’s ‘B’ panel of Counsel.
Recommended by the legal directories, Charlotte is a “talented junior” with a “thriving practice”.
She specialises in commercial litigation and employment law, and is particularly recommended for her expertise in business protection issues including competitive activity, fiduciary duties and confidential information.
Lydia is a practical and skilled advocate who integrates her personal and professional experience into her work. As a Director and Company Secretary for over 15 years, Lydia appreciates the business context in which disputes arise.
James has a busy practice across his specialisms of commercial, employment and partnership law.
Charlene has an extensive commercial litigation and employment law practice, including arbitrations and ADR.
Benjamin is an experienced junior barrister with a practice encompassing employment, commercial, insolvency and public law. He has a busy practice with a significant amount of time doing advocacy in Courts and Tribunals.
Mark specialises in Employment and Discrimination litigation, for claims brought in the Employment Tribunal and the High Court. He is regularly instructed to appear in the Employment Tribunal, and has appeared in the Employment Appeal Tribunal, and the Court of Appeal.
Sophia specialises in employment, partnership and commercial law. She has particular expertise in equality and whistleblowing law and in handling business protection disputes resulting from breaches of restrictive covenants and ﬁduciary duties and the misuse of conﬁdential information. She is regularly instructed in complex High Court and Employment Tribunal matters and has developed significant experience of appellate advocacy through her employment work. The strength of her employment practice has been recognised by Chambers and Partners, which commends her “strong command of commercial employment matters as well as equality law”. Sophia also advises on partnership disputes and has appeared for LLPs and partnerships and departing partners in a number of arbitrations.
Grahame is an expert employment and sports litigator with particular expertise in whistleblowing and discrimination law and High Court business protection disputes. He has appeared for individuals, companies and trade unions in some of the most important recent authorities.
Jamie is a Commercial and Employment specialist, recognized as a “rising star” of the Bar.
Georgina is an accomplished junior barrister with a strong background in employment and commercial law, specialising in all forms of litigation arising from the employment relationship.
Joe became a member of Littleton in October 2016 on completion of his pupillage. He is developing a busy practice in employment law, commercial litigation and sports law.
James joined Littleton in October 2018 upon completing his pupillage. He has since built a practice across Chambers’ core areas of work, including employment, commercial, and sports law. He is happy to accept instructions in any of these areas.
Kieran joined Littleton in October 2017 upon successful completion of pupillage. His practice spans all areas of employment law (both statutory and employee competition) and commercial law.
Stuart joined Littleton in April 2019 upon completion of a Third Six Pupillage, having previously undertaken 12-month pupillage at a leading commercial set. Stuart accepts instructions across all Chambers’ core areas of work, and has a particular interest in commercial work.
Bianca joined Littleton in October 2019 on completion of her pupillage. She accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ core practice areas.
Before coming to the Bar, Bianca worked as an advocate in South Africa, where she qualiﬁed in 2013. There she advised clients on various commercial disputes, both in the High Court and in Arbitrations.
Alex joined Littleton in October 2019 on completion of his pupillage. He accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ core practice areas. Before coming to the Bar Alex worked as a solicitor advocate at a leading city firm, where he qualified in 2015. There he advised clients on complex commercial disputes, often with an international element.
Anirudh has a broad practice across commercial, employment and discrimination, sports, international and public law. His instructions often raise issues overlapping these areas. He currently acts for a wide range of clients, from high net worth commercial parties to vulnerable individuals.