Litigation News


HSF arbitration QC Weiniger exits for Linklaters

7-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) international arbitration expert Matthew Weiniger QC is joining Linklaters this autumn, just over a year after taking silk.


Exclusive: KWM Europe and Middle East PEP jumps 39 per cent to £610k

7-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

King & Wood Mallesons’ (KWM) average profit per equity partner (PEP) in Europe and the Middle East has skyrocketed by 39 per cent to £610,000 in its second financial year since it merged with SJ Berwin.

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Foot Anstey age discrimination claim by ex-partner dismissed

7-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Foot Anstey has successfully defended an age discrimination claim brought against it by an ex-partner.

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Litigation Opinion

Andrew Smith

The Lord Janner U-turn: what is the public interest in a trial of the act?


This week’s U-turn concerning the decision to prosecute Lord Janner for alleged child sex offences has thrown a spotlight onto a procedure in English criminal law called the “trial of the act”.


Good lawyers relish the challenge of change


It’s not true that the legal industry is behind the times – in fact, innovation has always been a big part of what makes law such a satisfying profession.


The fight for London’s litigation world title

1-Jun-2015 | By Deirdre Walker

Lawyers must champion IT and infrastructure innovation to maintain the capital’s status as the pre-eminent disputes resolution centre.

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Litigation Analysis

Exceptional circumstances - professional indemnity insurance

How professional indemnity shapes up in exceptional circumstances

22-Jun-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

PI insurance does not cover parties for all eventualities.

Ben Knowles, co-chair of Clydes’ global arbitration group

Worldly wisdom: Clyde & Co roundtable on global dispute resolution

1-Jun-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

International disputes resolution is growing and it is increasingly important that general counsel, especially in sectors that are not traditionally litigious, learn the various risks of and solutions for handling cross-border disputes.

ATE cover

ATE insurance roundtable: the group litigators are gathering


Demand for ATE cover shows no sign of dwindling as clients continue to use it as a way to spread costs risk, while some experts predict a rise from group litigators

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