Hogan Lovells and Erskine Chambers have secured a Court of Appeal (CoA) judgment requiring Russian tycoon Sergei Pugachev to disclose information about discretionary trusts established in New Zealand, setting a precedent in cases involving freezing orders.
McGuireWoods criticised for 94-page Tchenguiz claim that "flouts the principles" of Commercial Court
McGuireWoods has been criticised for filing a 94-page claim for its client Vincent Tchenguiz that “flouts all the principles” of the Commercial Court Guide in a ruling by Mr Justice Leggatt.
Fountain Court has appointed its first permanent member of staff for its Singapore office and unveiled plans to expand its presence in London.
The Supreme Court has granted an appeal against the new rating system for criminal barristers introduced by the Legal Services Board (LSB).
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has been ordered to pay £7m in legal costs for Guildhall Chambers’ Stephen Davies QC and four other defendants cleared of fraud last year.
The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) has declared that the legal framework governing UK intelligence services’ receipt of communications intercepted by the NSA violated Articles 8 and 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Travers Smith was paid £2.2m for its work on an independent inquiry into the Bank of England’s alleged foreign exchange (forex) fixing claims.
Bindmans and Kingsley Napley are advising the Law Society and the London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association (LCCSA) on their application for judicial review of the new tender process for criminal legal aid contracts, which is in court today (15 January).
Laying the groundwork for an Ebola vaccine, throwing a lifeline to British manufacturing and holding Government to account for exceeded pollution limits – some of the inspirational stunts pulled off by this year’s A-listers.
This year’s case line-up has an international theme running through it, underlining the English High Court’s reputation as a global litigation centre.
The bar saw growth across the board but is rapidly segmenting into three distinct groupings
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Peter Gray has admitted making a number of mistakes and getting litigation strategy “spectacularly wrong” under cross-examination in the High Court.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer litigation counsel Maxim Kulkov has left the firm along with a team of lawyers to set up a Moscow-based dispute resolution boutique.
As 93 newly-appointed QCs celebrate this week, we talk to seven of the successful applicants to find out what has driven them to go for silk.
Litigation funding continues to gain in popularity and the market is diversifying.