Wendy Miles

Special report: Silk appointments 2015 – Why be a QC?

16-Feb-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

As 93 newly-appointed QCs celebrate this week, we talk to seven of the successful applicants to find out what has driven them to go for silk.


Special report: litigation funding – From alternative to mainstream


Litigation funding continues to gain in popularity and the market is diversifying.


The Hot 100 2015: Litigation


In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters


Special report: E-disclosure – Gathering clouds


Gaining access to data from cloud servers in multiple jurisdictions is adding to the complexity and cost of e-disclosure.


Russia special report: Look the other way

24-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Western sanctions are making life tough for Russia’s companies and lawyers, so they are forging new links in the East 

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Litigation Briefings

Obligation on the seller to obtain export licences and the standard-form GAFTA prohibition clause weblink subscription

Ince & Co 31-Mar-2015

Public Company Rise v. Nibulon S.A. [2015] EWHC 684 (Comm) was an appeal from a GAFTA Appeal Board that concerned the relationship between the obligation on the seller to obtain export licences and the standard-form GAFTA prohibition clause.

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Litigation Weekly

Djibouti: Gibson Dunn partner found to have ‘deliberately misled court’


Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has suspended Dubai partner Peter Gray and removed him from its website after he was found to have deliberately misled the court in a 2013 case between the Republic of Djibouti and wealthy businessman, Abdourahman Boreh, on Monday.

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Litigation News


Ex Leeds Utd chief launches court proceedings against Gibson Dunn partner Gray for exploitation and blackmail

1-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Former Leeds United managing director David Haigh has instructed Stephenson Harwood to bring a case against his former employers and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Peter Gray, alleging they engaged in human trafficking to lure him to Dubai, where he is now in prison.

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Quinn Emanuel and Niederer Kraft & Frey seal first US settlement for Swiss bank BSI

31-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and Swiss firm Niederer Kraft & Frey have advised BSI, the first Swiss bank to reach a deal with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) over allegations of helping clients evade tax.

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Litigation Opinion

Eleni Polycarpou

Court fee hike will drive increase in arbitration


Higher fees are likely to drive litigants away from the court and into alternative means of resolving disputes.

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Blackstone's Dinah Rose QC secures Supreme Court victory in Prince Charles letters case

26-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Blackstone Chambers’ Dinah Rose QC and the Guardian have successfully defended a Government appeal to the Supreme Court over the disclosure of secret letters written by Prince Charles to ministers.

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