Press Release 5 November 2018
Guide says GQ|Littler
31 October 2019: Chambers & Partners, one of the leading legal directories, today published its guide to the leading UK law firms, ranking GQ|Littler as one of the top 20 firms for employment in the UK and describing it as a “Highly experienced boutique employment law firm”. The firm is noted for the strength of its team, its success in complex litigation and its ability to handle cross-border and international work.
GQ|Littler’s entry says:
What the team is known for
Highly experienced boutique employment law firm offering expert advice to large financial services clients and other high-profile organisations. Deep bench of practitioners handles both contentious and non-contentious matters, with marked success in complex litigation. Also adept at handling bonus disputes and team moves. Able to assist clients on a range of cross-border and international matters.
A client notes: "I think they are a strong team which offers commercial advice and takes the time to understand how our business works."
"The team are excellent at providing targeted and general employment advice in a practical and pragmatic manner," says a source.
Advised Commerzbank on its defence of two high-value employment tribunal claims brought by separate senior employees.
Paul Quain is highly praised by interviewees, with one calling him a "class act, a very good litigator and a genuinely personable lawyer." Others recommend him because "he provides clear, concise analysis of an issues as well as the road map to the solution." He advises on a full range of issues but is especially noted for his disputes work.
Sophie Vanhegan is "extremely hard-working with fantastic knowledge and is a total pleasure to work with," according to a client. She advises on a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters.