Nigel Knowles

Resolving the fracking rift is within our reach

5-May-2014

If shale gas can cut the UK’s energy dependence, we must jump hurdles to do it.

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

Litigation News

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Gray's Inn Tax Chambers suffers fifth exit in three months after Devereux raid

22-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers (GITC) has seen three silks walk out in the last three months, with Devereux becoming the latest to add a member from the set.

High Court

Billionaire oligarch switches from Sidley to HSF for mammoth hotel battle

21-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Naomi Campbell’s oligarch ex Vladislav Doronin has dropped Sidley Austin for Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) for the latest round of his High Court battle with his business partners.

UK Supreme Court

Hogan Lovells triumph in Supreme Court in landmark bribe-duty ruling

17-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Supreme Court has boosted the potential for investors to recover money taken in bribes and secret payments from insolvent agents who breached their client duties in a ruling handed down yesterday (16 July).

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Litigation Analysis

court

Gray's Inn Tax Chambers suffers fifth exit in three months after Devereux raid

22-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers (GITC) has seen three silks walk out in the last three months, with Devereux becoming the latest to add a member from the set.

High Court

Billionaire oligarch switches from Sidley to HSF for mammoth hotel battle

21-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Naomi Campbell’s oligarch ex Vladislav Doronin has dropped Sidley Austin for Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) for the latest round of his High Court battle with his business partners.

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Offshore: Deals and cases Q2 2014

21-Jul-2014

The latest offshore deals comprise a few firsts, including a groundbreaking hybrid mutual in Bermuda and the largest ever catastrophe bond issuance

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court

Gray's Inn Tax Chambers suffers fifth exit in three months after Devereux raid

22-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers (GITC) has seen three silks walk out in the last three months, with Devereux becoming the latest to add a member from the set.

High Court

Billionaire oligarch switches from Sidley to HSF for mammoth hotel battle

21-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Naomi Campbell’s oligarch ex Vladislav Doronin has dropped Sidley Austin for Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) for the latest round of his High Court battle with his business partners.

UK Supreme Court

Hogan Lovells triumph in Supreme Court in landmark bribe-duty ruling

17-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Supreme Court has boosted the potential for investors to recover money taken in bribes and secret payments from insolvent agents who breached their client duties in a ruling handed down yesterday (16 July).