Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) international arbitration expert Matthew Weiniger QC is joining Linklaters this autumn, just over a year after taking silk.
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.
Foot Anstey has successfully defended an age discrimination claim brought against it by an ex-partner.
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”.
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.
Lawyers must champion IT and infrastructure innovation to maintain the capital’s status as the pre-eminent disputes resolution centre.
PI insurance does not cover parties for all eventualities.
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.
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