Company directors who design and pursue a lawful transaction designed to remove from the company hefty future obligations do not conspire to defraud those who might be financially affected by their doing so.
Soprano Sarah Gabriel will be singing with the Bar Choral Society in November. She decided to check them out in advance…
Making the move from the bar to a law firm can be a culture shock.
The bar is changing, but is it moving quickly enough?
Referral fees are banned. The Bar Council’s new code of conduct explicitly states that barristers must not “pay or receive referral fees”, and additionally “making or receiving payments in order to procure or reward the referral…may also breach public trust.”
Bindmans and Kingsley Napley are advising the Law Society and the London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association (LCCSA) on their application for judicial review of the new tender process for criminal legal aid contracts, which is in court today (15 January).
The QC Appointments Secretariat has unveiled the list of newly-appointed silks, with 93 making the cut out of 223 applicants - including 25 women.
Professional negligence claims brought against Nabarro and Weil Gotshal & Manges and due to be heard this year have both settled, it has emerged.
The High Court has found in favour of a Clyde & Co client who claimed that a typo in a Companies House document forced his business into administration.
Virgin Media’s in-house team has successfully fought off the latest in a string of nine patent infringement claims brought by US technology company Rovi, with the claim withdrawn before hitting the courts.
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