Different businesses come with their own unique challenges but one issue all general counsel deal with is how to manage the reputational risks associated with their business.
Quinn Emanuel now ranks as the third largest litigation practice in the world in terms of revenue, according to The Lawyer’s Global Litigation Top 50, with disputes bringing in $1.088bn in 2014 – 98 per cent of its total turnover.
ICBC Standard Bank has instructed Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) on plans to enter into the first-ever UK deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
Morrisons is the fourth-largest supermarket chain in the UK and is a wholly domestic-focused retailer, although the company has a number of subsidiaries outside the UK as part of its supply chain. Its brand emphasis on fresh food has seen Morrisons make considerable investment in its supply chain; it runs its own manufacturing and production facilities, makes more than half the fresh food it sells in store and online, and operates seven regional distribution ...
A Chinese battle concerning its African operations and some big insolvencies have been keeping lawyers busy. Meanwhile, the Tchenguiz row rumbles on.
With the Safe Harbour framework crumbling and ‘shadow IT’ the new normal, the world of e-discovery and data risk is changing rapidly
Why our procedural rules need to change with our economic policy
Lawyers are not protected by privilege when giving informal advice
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”.