Pinsents and Stephenson Harwood among firms exploring Iran opportunities

29-Jul-2015

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.

Mrs Justice Rose takes over £1bn air-cargo case from recused Peter Smith J

28-Jul-2015

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

LND: Where next for Gowling WLG?

27-Jul-2015

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 to stake all on Asia growth with Hong Kong the next stop

24-Jul-2015

Taylor Wessing managing partner Tim Eyles was recently elected for a third term at the helm of the firm. His next step? International expansion

LND: Scottish government delays announcement of £44m multi-body panel

23-Jul-2015

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.

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Mr Justice Peter Smith faces investigation over "lost luggage" case

29-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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).

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Students to be recruited from second year as graduate recruitment code is transformed

29-Jul-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Law firms will be able to recruit future trainees from their second year onwards due to a change in the graduate recruitment code.

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GMB hires Leigh Day for employment action against Uber

29-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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.

Scotland

Anderson Strathern and Harper Macleod win big on Scottish government legal panel

29-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Anderson Strathern and Harper Macleod have both won places to advise the Scottish government across each of the six lots within its legal framework.

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Wragges won’t turn away now that it is on America’s doorstep

27-Jul-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Wragges’ merger with Gowlings positions it for global expansion.

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A very public decision

20-Jul-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

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.

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