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Ineos has turned to long-standing adviser Robert Stern, a Slaughter and May heavyweight, to advise it on the fallout. The libel claim it filed at the High Court against Unite last month bore the firm’s name.
Unite, meanwhile, has brought in Thompsons trade union law head Richard Arthur. As we write, a libel settlement has not been reached nor has the claim been withdrawn, so the union has until 8 November to file a defence.
Blue-chip City firm versus trade union specialists: that’s some clash of cultures.