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We can work it out: litigation special report

5-Oct-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Fear of social media-borne reputational damage, cost considerations and judicial pressure are all boosting the uptake of alternative dispute resolution.

James Jack Travellers

Darkness and light: professional indemnity insurance and cyber crime

21-Sep-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

The threat of cyber crime and big law firms’ increasingly global ambitions will shape PII in the next five years.


After the storm: professional indemnity


Our panel of experts discuss demand for cross-border protection plans, the rise in case complexity and implications of the new SRA discussion paper.


Call for back-up: firms disclose challenges of e-discovery


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


Offshore cases, January-June 2015


The offshore cases so far this year.

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Litigation Briefings

Government consults on costs protection in environmental claims download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 8-Oct-2015

The government is seeking views on its proposals to change the regime for costs protection in environmental claims.

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Litigation Weekly

Clydes litigator exits for Signature over RBS conflict


Clyde & Co litigator Julian Connerty has exited for Signature litigation over conflict issues related to RBS’s £4bn shareholder battle.

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Litigation News

HSBC – allegations of fraud, Switzerland

HSBC instructs Freshfields to defend million-pound Libor claim

9-Oct-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

HSBC has instructed Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to defend a Libor manipulation claim brought by two former customers.

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Dewey criminal trial: executives cleared on falsifying records charges

8-Oct-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

The executives of defunct firm Dewey & LeBoeuf have been cleared of multiple criminal charges related to the largest collapse of a law firm in history.

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Bar News


Legal Harmony 2015: The Essex Court choir


The story behind the formation of the Essex Court Choir begins at a dinner for Gordon Pollock QC in February 2014, held to commemorate his 20 years’ service as head of chambers.

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