The judging for The Lawyer Awards 2015 in association with Travelers is complete – here is the shortlist.
Proponents of reforms to judicial review claim they will deter ‘frivolous’ cases but the legal profession is worried about the effect on access to justice.
Laying the groundwork for an Ebola vaccine, throwing a lifeline to British manufacturing and holding Government to account for exceeded pollution limits – some of the inspirational stunts pulled off by this year’s A-listers.
This year’s case line-up has an international theme running through it, underlining the English High Court’s reputation as a global litigation centre.
The bar saw growth across the board but is rapidly segmenting into three distinct groupings
The judiciary has named four new Court of Appeal (CoA) judges, including two with less than 10 years’ experience on the bench.
The High Court has ordered the trustees of Boris Berezovsky’s estate to hand over more than £12m in unpaid legal fees to Addleshaw Goddard.
Lawyers have praised a Supreme Court ruling that legal fees are recoverable under the Access to Justice Act (1999) as a victory for common sense.
Mr Justice Peter Smith is facing an investigation by the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office (JCIO) in connection to his recusal from the mammoth air cargo cartel case involving British Airways (BA).
Transport workers’ union the GMB has instructed Leigh Day to bring an employment claim against taxi-booking service Uber, arguing that it is in breach of a duty to provide drivers with basic employment rights.
Better vendor support is high on the wish list of our e-disclosure panellists, while predictive coding has yet to gain the trust of UK clients and lawyers
The offshore cases so far this year.