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Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC

3 KING'S BENCH WALK NORTH, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7HR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7797 8600
Fax:
Fax 020 7797 8699
DX:
1047 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.littletonchambers.com

Sam Neaman

Tel:
Work 020 7797 8600
Email:
Web:
www.littletonchambers.com
Littleton Chambers (Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC)

Position

Employment lawyer ‘with a strong commercial leaning’. ‘A real fighter’, best known for his employment/commercial crossover work. Heavy High Court injunction practice, principally freezing, search and seize, ‘team move’ and restrictive covenant injunctions. Expertise and experience covers all courts including Supreme Court. Regularly instructed in high profile/high value cases, particularly in the sectors of insurance, broking, banking and finance, the media, IT, and sport. Specific expertise in the NHS/medical sector where he acts for doctors and Trusts in the High Court, tribunals, and GMC/internal disciplinary processes. In the employment tribunal Sam specialises in high profile/complex whistleblowing claims, discrimination, TUPE, and working time issues. House of Lords cases include Johnson v Unisys [2003] 1 AC 518 and Fourie v Le Roux Ors [2007] UKHL 1 (freezing injunction) as well as numerous reported cases in the Court of Appeal, High Court and EAT. Significant practice in banking and commercial litigation, including claims worth over £1 billion. Regularly instructed by High Street Banks and other financial institutions, with particular experience in SWAP/interest rate hedge mis-selling cases. Also recognised as a leading individual in sports law. High profile cases have included boxing, Formula 1, and premiership football, rugby union and rugby league.

Career

Called 1988; former legal adviser to the Amateur Boxing Association of England; accredited mediator (2003). Publications of note: co-author of ‘Security for Costs and Other Court Ordered Security’ (Jordans, 2010).

Languages

French (fluent).

Member

Employment Lawyers Association; Employment Law Bar Association; Industrial Law Society; British Association for Sport and the Law; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers.

Education

Oxford University (MA); City University (Dip Law).

Leisure

Boxing (former boxer – Oxford University double blue and member of Angel ABC 1986-1991, playing drums in jazz and blue bands, former drummer with top UK R&B band, the Burke Brothers.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading juniors

Sam Neaman - Littleton Chambers ‘Incredibly bright, incisive and very user friendly.’

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Employment

Within: Employment – Leading juniors

Sam Neaman - Littleton Chambers ‘An agile mind able to chop down all the trees around a case to reveal the real wood.’

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Sport

Within: Sport – Leading juniors

Sam Neaman - Littleton Chambers ‘Very thorough analyst. Great to work with – very flexible and commercial.’

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