The former head of Littleton Chambers Michel Kallipetis QC has left to set up his own practice.
Dispute resolution legend Kallipetis left Littleton at the end of September to start up as an independent mediation adviser.
Kallipetis was head of chambers at Littleton for seven years before stepping down from the position this summer. He spent 20 years at Littleton in total, seven as head of chambers and 13 as deputy head.
In May members voted in Andrew Clarke QC and Clive Freedman QC as new joint heads of chambers.
Clarke is an employment specialist and Freedman handles commercial law cases.
Littleton released a statement wishing Kallipetis well and thanking him for his long service to chambers.
The chambers is best known for its employment and mediation work. It has 40 members, 10 of whom are silks.
Kallipetis was not available for comment.