Jackson, legal aid cuts and pressure on fees have put the bar on course for a fractured future where commercial stars race ahead and others hit a dead end
What do you do when you fail to win a panel place for reasons you think are “inexplicable”? Sue?
A storm is brewing in the litigation funding market as questions are raised over the source of Argentum’s financial capital. Now the funder has exited the Association of Litigation Funders. Reporter Kate Beioley investigates.
Bar Barometer fails to define the diversity battleground
Successful QC applicants are at a three-year high. Encouraging stuff for the next silk round?
Specsavers has triumphed in a five-year trademark battle which went all the way to the European Court of Justice, having switched from Eversheds and Blackstone Chambers’ silk Michael Bloch QC to HGF Law and 8 New Square’s James Mellor.
A raft of chambers and firms, including the likes of Blackstone and Matrix Chambers and Farrer & Co and Nabarro, have emerged as advisers on Supreme Court president Lord Neuberger’s picks of the most significant cases to have been heard in the court.
The newly-formed Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) is looking to hire a director of criminal enforcement as part of three new director roles aimed at beefing up its ability to crack down on cartels.
Linklaters’ new global litigation Michael Bennett has decided not to appoint a new London disputes chief after opting for a more streamlined management group.
Ofgem has extended its panel for another two years, giving Burges Salmon, Hogan Lovells, Nabarro and Pinsent Masons along with nine other firms a further term as its advisers.
Gibraltar’s Marrache case has been staggeringly expensive and bitterly disruptive, embroiling government and financial authorities in the scandal. Will the jurisdiction emerge stronger as a result?
The advance of boutiques and the emergence of regional centres such as San José and Singapore are putting the capital’s primacy to the test
Administration of justice PNM v (1) Times Newspapers Ltd; (2) Andrew Norfolk; (3) Newsquest (Oxfordshire and Wiltshire); (4) Ben Wilkinson Ltd 2013 WL 5338213 QBD Tugendhat J. 22 October 2013 In cases of alleged sexual abuse, a newspaper seeking to report a trial and the wider issues emerging from it could rely on the principle that reporting might encourage more witnesses to come forward without having any evidence ...