Mark Handley

From Kick-off to Kick-back: the latest Bribery Act prosecutions

9-Apr-2014

Bribery Act prosecutions are growing in number

Ben Douglas-Jones

Contempt is not a crime

3-Apr-2014

A Supreme Court has for the first time spelt out the difference between civil and criminal contempt in English and Welsh law

Hugh Mercer QC

Crimea and contract sanctions: a major step backwards?

25-Mar-2014

How enforceable are the EU sanctions against Russians involved in the Crimea crisis?

Marcus Elliott

What is the best use for a fat, greedy, criminal barrister?

6-Mar-2014

Barrister Marcus Elliott makes some timely suggestions to the Ministry of Justice

Sean Jeffrey

Tchenguiz case gives more guidance on scope of litigation privilege

26-Feb-2014

CA judgment is next step in Tchenguiz damages claim

Huw Evans

Unilever case clarifies law over patents and employees

26-Feb-2014

Employee loses bid for slice of employer’s profits but patent case clarifies employment case hurdles

cybewr

DPAs: A St Valentine’s Day present?

17-Feb-2014

The new DPA code of practice might just be the way to combat economic crime

David Corker

Litigation Lawyers Under Fire



6-Feb-2014

Recent developments should give rise to concern lawyers specialising in civil and criminal litigation. Such lawyers of course act for and advise clients embroiled in hostilities either initiated by them or in reaction to them. The parties may be at daggers drawn and the litigious process may only exacerbate their antagonism. Occasionally this poses a particular professional problem for a lawyer acting for one of the litigants who may now become embroiled in a complaint by an opposing ...

Neil Blundell

Match Fixing: Football’s Hot Topic For 2014

3-Feb-2014

With the World Cup in Brazil looming but match fixing on the rise, it is to be hoped that 2014 be remembered for sporting reasons rather than for scandals

O'flinn James

Twitter trolls: the existing legal framework

14-Jan-2014

Recent attacks on Twitter through the legislative framework into sharp relief

Litigation News

Supreme Court

Supreme Court to examine scope of solicitor's duty

16-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Supreme Court is to examine the scope of a solicitor’s duty and whether they are legally required to warn clients about commercial risks.

Richard East

Quinn Emanuel drops out of The Lawyer's international top 30 ranking

14-Apr-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has dropped out of The Lawyer’s annual top 30 international firms in London table this year following the resolution of two of its largest cases during 2013 and a reduction in UK turnover of 28 per cent.

Rohan Pershad QC

CoA dismisses silk VAT appeal but criticises judge's handling of the case

10-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

A senior criminal judge has been criticised over his handling of a trial last year, which led to the conviction of former 39 Essex Street barrister Rohan Pershad QC.

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Litigation Analysis

Supreme Court

Supreme Court to examine scope of solicitor's duty

16-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Supreme Court is to examine the scope of a solicitor’s duty and whether they are legally required to warn clients about commercial risks.

Richard East

Quinn Emanuel drops out of The Lawyer's international top 30 ranking

14-Apr-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has dropped out of The Lawyer’s annual top 30 international firms in London table this year following the resolution of two of its largest cases during 2013 and a reduction in UK turnover of 28 per cent.

Corruption perceptions

Risk: Tales of the frontier

14-Apr-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

A new breed of lawyer is smoothing the path for companies entering emerging or unstable jurisdictions 

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Supreme Court

Supreme Court to examine scope of solicitor's duty

16-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Supreme Court is to examine the scope of a solicitor’s duty and whether they are legally required to warn clients about commercial risks.

oxford

Pressure points

14-Apr-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Bar Barometer fails to define the diversity battleground

Rohan Pershad QC

CoA dismisses silk VAT appeal but criticises judge's handling of the case

10-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

A senior criminal judge has been criticised over his handling of a trial last year, which led to the conviction of former 39 Essex Street barrister Rohan Pershad QC.