Lewis Silkin will pay out £2m to former client, ex-Indian Premier League CEO Tim Wright, following a High Court ruling on Friday (3 July).
Former Ince & Co partner Nathan ‘Andy’ Iyer, who was jailed for forgery and false accounting and struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) in 2012, has launched City legal services firm IY Legal.
Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) has revealed new plans to expand its operations in Europe following exits in the London office, with corporate and patent litigation practices emerging as the main targets for growth.
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