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Chambers News

Supreme Court judgment in Hounga trafficked girl case to be handed down Wednesday 30th July
The Supreme Court to give judgment in the high profile trafficked girl case this Wednesday.
Added: 29.07.2014   |  Tags:  News
41 Littleton members recommended as “Leaders in their Field” by Chambers UK 2015
41 Littleton members have been named as “Leaders in their Field” in the forthcoming edition of Chambers UK Bar Directory with recommendations across 20 different practice areas.
Added: 21.07.2014   |  Tags:  News  Commercial Law  Employment Law  Sports Law
John Mehrzad on Qatar Scandal
Al-Arabiya has compiled views from several legal experts on the Qatar World Cup bidding process, including from Head of Littleton’s Sports Law Group, John Mehrzad.
Added: 10.06.2014   |  Tags:  News
Lucy Bone Appointed to ELA Management Committee
Littleton Chambers is delighted to announce that Lucy Bone has been elected to serve on the ELA Management Committee. She takes up the position of Member at Large.
Added: 06.06.2014   |  Tags:  News

Latest Cases

David Reade Q.C. & Niran de Silva Succeed in Supreme Court on Law of Illegality
David Reade Q.C. and Niran de Silva appeared for the successful appellant in Hounga v Allen [2014] UKSC 47, an important decision on illegality as a defence to discrimination claims.
Added: 30.07.2014   |  Tags:  Cases
Clive Freedman QC Appears in the High Court in London for the Ritz Hotel Casino Ltd
Clive Freedman QC, instructed by Sarah Rees of Blake Morgan, has appeared in the High Court in London for the Ritz Hotel Casino in this much publicised claim.
Added: 04.07.2014   |  Tags:  Cases
Supreme Court Upholds Court of Appeal Decision in Cross-Border Commercial Dispute
On 19 May 2014, the Supreme Court (Lords Neuberger, Reed and Toulson) rejected Kaupthing Bank’s application for permission to appeal against the Court of Appeal’s judgment in Isis v Kaupthin
Added: 22.05.2014   |  Tags:  Cases
John Bowers QC Acts for the GMC in Successful Defence Against Racial Equality Claim
John Bowers QC acted for the General Medical Council (GMC) in their successful high court defence against a claim by the British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO)
Added: 14.04.2014   |  Tags:  Cases

Littleton Comment

Keeping the contract alive: contractual notice and covenants
Keeping the contract alive: contractual notice and covenants
Added: 29.07.2014   |  Tags:  Comments
Selwyn Bloch QC & Charlene Hawkins comment on Court of Appeal decision in Prophet Plc v Huggett
Selwyn Bloch QC & Charlene Hawkins comment on Court of Appeal decision in Prophet Plc v Huggett on the interpretation of restrictive covenants
Added: 23.07.2014   |  Tags:  Comments
Stuart Ritchie QC & Lydia Banerjee on Supreme Court Decision on Fiduciary Duties
The Supreme Court holds that Proprietary Relief extends to all Benefits Received by an Agent Acting in Breach of his Fiduciary Duty to his Principal
Added: 16.07.2014   |  Tags:  Comments
The employment status of British football referees - Jeremy Lewis blogs for LawinSport
Steve Conroy was a top-level referee in Scotland for 12 years. In December 2011, he awarded a penalty to Rangers in their home game against Dunfermline. A Scottish Football Association (SFA)
Added: 08.07.2014   |  Tags:  Comments


Prof. Erika Szyszczak writes for the Journal of European Competition Law & Practice
Prof. Erika Szyszczak writes on the new EU Guidelines for EU State Aid for Energy and the Environment in the Journal of European Competition Law & Practice
Added: 21.07.2014   |  Tags:  Articles
Fast and furious: a practical view from the Bar
In his monthly column originally published by PLC, James Bickford Smith considers four recent decisions concerning the standard to which first instance courts and tribunals will be held
Added: 06.06.2014   |  Tags:  Comments  Articles
Prof. Erika Szyszczak writes for the Medical Law Review
Prof. Erika Szyszczak & Johan van de Gronden write on Introducing Competition Principles Into Health Care Through EU Law And Policy: A Case Study of the Netherlands
Added: 30.05.2014   |  Tags:  Articles
A Practical view from the Tribunal: Strike-outs and Preliminary Hearings
Edward Kemp writes for PLC in a new regular feature, A practical view from tribunal, in which members of Littleton share practical guidance from their recent experiences in the employment tr
Added: 27.05.2014   |  Tags:  Comments  Articles
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