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The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is not being taken seriously. One of Britain’s biggest corruption trials collapsed yesterday, with the fraud agency blaming the withdrawal of key witnesses – two of whom are partners from US firm Akin Gump – on the sudden end to the case.
It’s no secret that the “big four” accounting firms are trying to push into the legal services in the UK. Today, The Lawyer revealed that Ernst & Young is now extending its legal ambition to Singapore, a regional hub and a gateway to South East Asia’s rapidly growing ...
Today sees the publication of The Lawyer’s annual Global Litigation Top 50, our annual analysis of which of the world’s largest firms are generating the most fee income from disputes.
The world is grieving today over the loss of Nelson Mandela. Chief among those mourners, we suspect, will be legendary advocate Sir Sydney Kentridge QC.
Professional sport – especially football – can more often be frustratingly mundane than great, as anyone who has spent time at an English ground will grudgingly relate.
Squire Sanders and Mayer Brown have emerged as the biggest fallers in the main table contained in this year’s Global Litigation Top 50 report (9 December 2013), The Lawyer’s exclusive analysis of the world’s top 50 litigation practices by revenue.
Former Stewarts Law partner Andrew Shaw is fighting the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) ruling which saw him struck off in the High Court today, bringing the details of the case into the public domain for the first time.
Hogan Lovells is hiring a white-collar crime partner to boost its Paris litigation capabilities.
King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin’s (KWMSJB) City corporate head Steven Davis is to stand down after seven years in the position with legacy SJ Berwin.
Simon Beddow has been appointed as Ashurst’s new co-head of its corporate, commercial and competition (CCC) division replacing corporate star Stephen Lloyd who quit the firm last month.