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Chambers News

Fourth Supplement to Whistleblowing: Law & Practice (2012) Now Available
Following the publication of the second edition of "Whistleblowing: Law and Practice" in 2012, a fourth supplement is now available.
Added: 30.07.2014   |  Tags:  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

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
Keeping the contract alive: contractual notice and covenants
Keeping the contract alive: contractual notice and covenants
Added: 29.07.2014   |  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

Littleton Comment

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
Charlotte Davies' latest blog for LawInSport on claim against the LTA
With Wimbledon just around the corner, UK tennis will soon be in the world spotlight again. In the search for the next Andy Murray,
Added: 23.06.2014   |  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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