Litigation is an engine room of firms’ earnings but many clients, keen to keep a grip on the purse-strings, are forcing a reworking of fee arrangements
The hourly rate is fast becoming an anachronism and firms must heed client warnings and foster more flexible solutions, say general counsel
A round-up of some of the most prominent corporate and litigation work that has been keeping offshore lawyers busy
With practitioners singing the praises of search technology and using past cases as guides, confidence is growing in e-disclosure
Shell legal director Peter Rees is switching litigation control away from external counsel to a unified global team of in-housers
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Deloitte granted partial permission to appeal MG Rover tribunal decision download subscription
The FRC announced that it has granted Deloitte partial permission to appeal the decision of the independent Disciplinary Tribunal relating MG Rover Group (the tribunal).
The 12 cases of 2013 subscription
Next Monday sees the publication of The Lawyer’s Global Litigation Top 50, our annual review of the year in international disputes.
Nabarro has been hit with a £130m professional negligence claim by a former client disgruntled over the way it conducted a High Court battle.
Herbert Smith Freehills has named Tokyo managing partner Peter Godwin as the firm’s new regional head of disputes in Asia.
Key equality case highlights future court treatment of protected characteristics
A King & Spalding solicitor-advocate has transferred to the bar, joining Serle Court Chambers after 15 years working for international firms.