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Since becoming part of Littler in May 2017, GQ|Littler has developed from being a home-grown “magic circle boutique” to become the UK arm of an international practice with a formidable reputation, acting for some of the world’s leading names. We are part of the largest employment law practice in the world, with around 1,500 specialist employment lawyers in 82 offices worldwide, exclusively devoted to representing employers in employment law matters. This development has enhanced our international capability and provided us with access to market leading technology and knowhow resources.

Our team of top quality lawyers works with employers to resolve complex and high-value employment, LLP and partnership issues and disputes. GQ|Littler provides practical solutions in a user-friendly and genuinely commercial way, tailored to each client’s risk appetite and values.

Since its foundation, the firm has:

  • Established itself as a leading boutique for employers.
  • Built a team of 21 fee earners in London (all of whom have worked in leading City firms) and become part of a team of 1,500 lawyers worldwide.
  • Won work in competition with much larger firms and built a stellar client list.
  • Seen revenues double in the past two years.
  • Developed its client offering by providing specialist advice in connected areas, such as employee incentives and tax, immigration and pensions.
  • Garnered glowing feedback from clients and directories
  • Developed a truly flexible and diverse workplace with practices which place GQ|Littler at the forefront of the industry.
  • Invested in leading IT software and cloud based software applications to increase efficiency and enable all staff to work in any location.

GQ|Littler works on the full range of employment and partnership law matters, both litigious (High Court and Employment Tribunal) and non-litigious.

Key elements of its approach are:

  • Developing an individual client risk profile that gauges a client’s appetite for risk in four key areas: financial/legal, regulatory, cultural and reputational and using this to deliver highly tailored and commercial advice.
  • Using in-house experience to deliver advice to in-house lawyers and HR teams in the most appropriate and user-friendly way.
  • Developing a range of fee options to provide clients with transparent, value-based billing with different/flexible fee arrangements.

GQ|Littler regularly comments on employment issues

The firm was covered extensively in the legal press when it joined Littler in May 2017.

  • Number of UK partners: 8
  • Number of other UK fee-earners: 13
  • Breakdown of work %

  • Employment: 100

  • Languages
  • English (fluent)
  • Member
  • IBA (International Bar Association)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Employment Lawyers Association

Above material supplied by GQ | LITTLER.

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