Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022
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Employment - London (Bar)
Gavin Mansfield QC is a highly regarded silk known for his injunctive work, handling high-profile restraint of trade and team move cases in the High Court. He has noted expertise in representing clients in the professional services, financial services and insurance sectors.
Strengths: "We like Gavin Mansfield QC for tricky, complex cases, particularly anything with a restrictive covenant or a team move." "He is extremely effective, he is very reasonable with clients and he is very creative - he is my go-to QC." "He is always my first pick on any difficult matter as he's thoughtful, and is exceptionally good with clients as he's so clear and straightforward."
Recent work: Acted for the former permanent secretary to the Home Office in his claims of whistle-blowing and constructive dismissal.
Partnership - London (Bar)
Gavin Mansfield QC is active in partnership and shareholder disputes, and brings substantial expertise in employment law to bear on his cases. He handles partnership arbitration and partner expulsion matters for a variety of professional services firms, and is an expert in internal partnership disputes.
Strengths: "Gavin's track record speaks for itself. He's highly knowledgeable, really good on his feet and someone who has a fantastic way of explaining things in really easy to digest ways." "He's very approachable and willing to get stuck into matters." "Incredibly good with clients and solicitors; he's really pragmatic and clear in terms of his advice and guidance."
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Head of Littleton Chambers. Practice covers employment and discrimination law, partnership disputes and commercial litigation. Areas of practice include team moves, contractual disputes (wrongful dismissal, bonus claims, restrictive covenants and garden leave), breach of confidence and fiduciary duties, all aspects of statutory employment law, shareholder and joint venture disputes.
Called 1992 (Middle Temple). QC 2013. Regular lecturer and writer on employment law topics
Employment Law Bar Association (past Chairman), Employment Lawyers Association, Industrial Law Society, COMBAR, Association of Partnership Practitioners; Bencher, Middle Temple
Editor of Blackstone's 'Employment Law Practice'; contributor to Bloch & Brearley “Employment Covenants and Confidential Information" (4ed 2018).
Education Nottingham High School; Jesus College, Cambridge.