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A number of major law firms, including Pinsent Masons and Stephenson Harwood, are exploring their options in Iran in the wake of the recent deal ending sanctions against the country.
Competition specialist Mrs Justice Rose has been appointed to succeed Mr Justice Peter Smith on a £1bn British Airways (BA) dispute after the latter agreed to recuse himself
When Wragges and Gowlings merge next year numerous options will open up for the Anglo-Canadian firm to build on – and develop beyond – its IP and natural resources roots
Taylor Wessing managing partner Tim Eyles was recently elected for a third term at the helm of the firm. His next step? International expansion
The announcement of the Scottish government’s vastly expanded legal panel has been delayed by almost two months after firms were given time to appeal the body’s initial decisions.
Mr Justice Peter Smith is facing an investigation by the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office (JCIO) in connection to his recusal from the mammoth air cargo cartel case involving British Airways (BA).
Law firms will be able to recruit future trainees from their second year onwards due to a change in the graduate recruitment code.
Transport workers’ union the GMB has instructed Leigh Day to bring an employment claim against taxi-booking service Uber, arguing that it is in breach of a duty to provide drivers with basic employment rights.
Anderson Strathern and Harper Macleod have both won places to advise the Scottish government across each of the six lots within its legal framework.
Wragges’ merger with Gowlings positions it for global expansion.
Gateley’s move to float on AIM earlier this year intrigued the market. It was certainly an unexpected move; most had tipped Irwin Mitchell to be the first commercial law firm to seek a stock market listing. But as our detailed analysis shows, the deal is less radical than on first sight.