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Stuart Sanders

Stuart Sanders

Call: 2017


Stuart Sanders


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 and business protection work.

Stuart  is equally happy working as sole or junior counsel, having undertaken significant work in both capacities, including appearing unled on numerous occasions in the EAT and High Court, including against significantly more senior opponents. Recent work has included:

  • Jump Trading International Ltd v Couture – acted for Verition Advisors (UK Partners) LLP in a complex and high-profile restrictive covenant case involving algorithmic trading, which settled mid-trial (led by Adam Solomon KC, alongside Charlotte Davies)
  • Successfully resisting an appeal against a Registrar’s Order as sole counsel in the EAT
  • Representing a highly successful professional in a contentious arbitration with his former LLP (led by Adam Solomon KC)
  • Representing a law firm in a successful application to strike out a c.£55m negligence claim made against it involving over 40 claimants (led by Jonathan Cohen KC)
  • Successfully representing a previously unrepresented appellant at a Rule 3(10) in the EAT allowing her appeal to progress to a Preliminary Hearing (pro bono through the ELAAS scheme)
  • Acting for claimants in a c.£9m fraud claim, involving investment into alleged concerts by Dr Dre, Snoop Dogg, Ed Sheeran, Rihanna and others, alleged to be fraudulent, including obtaining multiple without notice freezing and proprietary injunctions (led by Jonathan Cohen KC)
  • Acting for a banker in a High Court claim regarding bonus payments (led by Gavin Mansfield KC)
  • Advising a Saudi company on English law in relation to Jersey litigation concerning a c.£100m London property development, involving allegations of fraud (led by Jonathan Cohen KC)
  • Advising on a number of High Court restrictive covenant and confidential information claims. Stuart has acted both led and unled and for employers and employees, in relation to applications for interim injunctive relief and damages claims, across a variety of sectors including medical, recruitment, financial advisory services, and technical industry sectors.

Before coming to the Bar, Stuart achieved a First Class degree in Law from the University of Oxford and a Distinction in the BCL. He also worked as a Part-Time Fellow in Contract Law at UCL alongside his BPTC.

Outside of work, Stuart is a keen sportsman, playing Flag American Football around the UK and Europe.


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