Littleton Chambers

About Us

Littleton is a leading employment and commercial chambers. Our highly regarded team of 57 barristers includes 13 silks, all of whom provide exceptional advice and advocacy to our clients.

Leading legal directories and commentators recommend our individual members and Littleton as a whole. We are recognised as trusted advisers with an excellent reputation for providing an outstanding level of service. Our barristers can be relied upon to challenge and push the boundaries of the current legal environment while remaining mindful of commercial pressures.

Our members’ practices cover a wide spectrum of work, including employment law; commercial law incorporating banking, commercial fraud, insolvency, financial services and insurance; disciplinary and regulatory; sports law; injunctions; mediation and arbitration.

Directories & Awards

Littleton has a reputation for delivering excellence and professionalism and this is consistently recognised by the leading Legal Directories which are published annually. We were named as Employment set of the Year at the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2015.

Chambers & Partners

Members of Littleton received a total of 42 individual listings across 12 practice areas in Chambers UK 2016.

Comments from the latest edition of Chambers and Partners include:

"huge strength in depth"

"work really well as a team and will bend over backwards at short notice to help."

"They have proactive and capable clerks, led by Paul Cooklin, who are sensitive to the needs of a fast-moving piece of litigation - their speed is hugely useful."

Littleton is ranked in Band 1 for Employment work and with 36 of our members ranked.

In recognition for our work in Commercial Dispute Resolution, four of our barristers are ranked. Our members also have rankings in Partnership, Professional Discipline, Civil Fraud, Sport, Mediation, Restructuring/Insolvency and Administrative & Public Law

Legal 500

Comments on Littleton in the latest edition of Legal 500 include:

"Littleton Chambers has ‘great strength in depth’ and ‘acknowledged experts in every area of employment law’; ‘if you have a contentious employment matter this is the first place to call for counsel availability’"

"Overall, this set is right where the modern Bar needs to be.’ The ‘first-rate’ clerks ‘know their barristers well’ and are also ‘extremely efficient in ensuring solicitors receive assistance from the person at the right level as quickly as possible’".

As in previous years, Littleton is ranked in Tier 1 for Employment Law and is also highly ranked in Commercial Litigation and Sport.


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    • Joe Bryan –

      Littleton is at the forefront of employment and commercial law. Its members are instructed in the leading cases and you will find that many have written or contributed to authoritative... Read more

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