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Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC

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Adam Solomon QC

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Littleton Chambers (Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC)

Position

Barrister. Practice covers employment law, discrimination, commercial law, public law and human rights, frequently appearing in the Privy Council, the Court of Appeal and also in high profile commercial and employment cases, acting both for Claimants and Respondents/Defendants. Recent cases include: Ward v Ashkenazi [2011] (the use of the Tribunal’s discretion to cap losses for unfair dismissals), Brandeaux Advisers (UK) Ltd and others v Chadwick [2011] EWHC 3241 (QB) (the return of confidential information from an employee),Glentree v Holbeton [2011](estate agents commission), Hopkin v FSA [2010], Rutherford v Seymour Pierce [2010] (unpaid bonus), Colliers CRE v Pandya [2009] ( conspiracy to defraud), Seal v Chief Constable of South Wales [2007] UKHL 31 (human rights and access to justice, House of Lords), Hanna v Imperial Life [2007] UKPC (breach of contract and employment status, Privy Council), James v Redcats [2007] IRLR 296 (leading case in the EAT on employment status), Ali v Rauf [2006] EWHC 3420 (charity dispute concerning Prince Harry). His public law cases include Leung v Imperial College London [2002] ELR 653 (university admission of overseas student, High Court); R v Newham ex p K, HC, [2002] ELR 390 (school admission and human rights, High Court) and R v Flintshire ex p Armstrong-Braun [2001] LGR 344 (democracy and local government, Court of Appeal).

Career

Called 1998; worked in parliament as MP’s research assistant 1992-93; European Commission 1994-96; trustee of Law for All. Publications of note: co-author of ‘Butterworths Employment Law Guide’ (2004 4th ed); former editor of ‘Education Law Journal’; regular contributor to ‘Judicial Review and Solicitor’s Journal’.

Languages

French.

Member

ELBA; ALBA; Human Rights Law Association; Bar Pro Bono Unit; ELAAS; Liberty.

Education

Exeter College, Oxford (BA); Sussex University (MA); City University (DipLaw); Gray’s Inn Karmel Enterance Award (1996); Wilfred Watson Award (1997); Bar European Group Scholarship (1999).


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – 2018 silks

Adam Solomon QC - Littleton ChambersA tough and uncompromising cross-examiner, well prepared and effective.

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Employment

Within: Employment – 2018 silks

Adam Solomon QC - Littleton ChambersAn effective, determined and persuasive advocate with a pleasing court manner.

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Professional discipline and regulatory law

Within: Professional discipline and regulatory law – 2018 silks

Adam Solomon QC - Littleton ChambersHis work includes solicitors regulation.

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