Weil Gotshal & Manges and McDermott Will & Emery have acted on the Barclay brothers’ sale of Claridges, the Berkeley and the Connaught to Qatar-owned Constellation Hotels, ending years of litigation concerning the ownership of the hotels.
Chicago-headquartered Jenner & Block, which last month confirmed its plans to open in London, is hiring three lawyers from Dechert.
Tower Hamlets mayor and lawyer Lutfur Rahman is to be referred to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) after being found guilty of corrupt and illegal practices by the High Court on Thursday (23 April).
Higher fees are likely to drive litigants away from the court and into alternative means of resolving disputes.
We finish 2014 with our analysis of the global litigation and investigations market – the Global Litigation Top 50.
Company directors who design and pursue a lawful transaction designed to remove from the company hefty future obligations do not conspire to defraud those who might be financially affected by their doing so.
Proponents of reforms to judicial review claim they will deter ‘frivolous’ cases but the legal profession is worried about the effect on access to justice.
As 93 newly-appointed QCs celebrate this week, we talk to seven of the successful applicants to find out what has driven them to go for silk.
Litigation funding continues to gain in popularity and the market is diversifying.