Jenner & Block has hired White & Case partner Charlie Lightfoot as its first lateral hire in London after launching an office earlier this year.
Ex-Leeds United and GFH Capital general counsel David Haigh has been found guilty of embezzlement and breach of trust in Dubai and sentenced to two years’ imprisonment.
Litigation boutique Kobre & Kim has become the latest foreign firm to enter South Korea, relocating co-founder Michael Kim to Seoul to lead the new office.
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”.
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.
Our panel of experts discuss demand for cross-border protection plans, the rise in case complexity and implications of the new SRA discussion paper.
Better vendor support is high on the wish list of our e-disclosure panellists, while predictive coding has yet to gain the trust of UK clients and lawyers
The offshore cases so far this year.