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Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC

3 KING'S BENCH WALK NORTH, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7HR, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7797 8600
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Fax 020 7797 8699
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1047 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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www.littletonchambers.com
Littleton Chambers (Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC), Chris Quinn, London, ENGLAND

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Chris Quinn

Tel:
Work 020 7797 8600
Email:
Littleton Chambers (Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC)

Position

High Court and arbitration litigation (mainly Employment- related and commercial) including fraud (civil). Also general common law including Partnership/ LLPs, Professional Negligence, Professional Discipline, regulatory work including FCA matters, Sports/ Entertainment and IP. Injunction specialist. Full-range of Employment Tribunal practice.

Career

Qualified 1992.


Employment and commercial-related disputes involving high-flyers in which a trial looks likely. Recent appellate appearances include: Bates van Winkelhof v Clyde and Co (Supreme Court); PHS Limited v Rentokil (CA). Recent High Court trials include: Richards and Purves v IP Solutions (breach of fiduciary duties/ Good Leaver classification); Decorus Limited v Penfold (successful enforcement of restrictive covenants); Holliday v J M Finn (garden leave restrictions); Towry EJ v Bennett and others (successful defence of £6 million solicitation claim), the Rubcon hedgefund dispute, Yousefi v SJ Solicitors (successful claim of solicitor’s negligence), Lonmar v West and others (successful defence of £2 miillion team move claim). Other noteworthy High Court work includes the successful application for summary judgment in Thomson Ecology v Hall and Others (team moves). Ongoing/ recent arbitration instructions including the alleged £2 billion dispute over Marathon Asset Management (as well as the related High Court claim) and the successfully concluded claim in Kellow Health Limited v London Orthopaedic Clinic Other recent High Court/ ET work includes: succesfull whistleblowing claim in Gillespie v Terence Higgins Trust; Allen v Investec; Bou Simon v BGC; McCarthy v BSB; Gimson v The Telegraph (age discrimination). Other cases include Pedropillai v PwC (victimisation claim following Tribunal) Chris’ older cases include the “Gay Banker” case (Lewis v HSBC), the CA case that established that unions could be liable to their members for discrimination (Allen v GMB), a management claim brought against the celebrity chef Gary Rhodes, the successful CA claim against the BNP in Redfearn v Serco as well as numerous reported cases.

Member

Skiing/ ski-touring, cinema, theatre, (watching) football.

Education

Wimbledon College; Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (1990 MA Law); Queen’s University, Ontario (1991 LLM); awarded the Harold G Fox Scholarship, Middle Temple.

Leisure

Skiing; cinema; theatre; watching football.


London Bar

Employment

Within: Employment – Leading juniors

Chris Quinn - Littleton ChambersAn excellent trial advocate and uncompromising cross-examiner.

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