King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) litigation partner David Bateson has joined 39 Essex Chambers as an arbitrator in its Singapore office after more than 20 years at the firm.
The Conservative manifesto promise to immediately scrap the 1998 Human Rights Act (HRA) on winning the 2015 general election is nearing reality as David Cameron’s party wins an overall majority.
Retired High Court judge Bernard Eder has been appointed a judge at the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC).
Retired Court of Appeal judge Maurice Kay QC has returned to private arbitration practice at regional set Kings Chambers.
Banking set 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) has become the latest chambers to appoint a chief executive following a restructure of its practice management team.
The barristers’ regulator, the Bar Standards Board (BSB), has revealed the names of the 15 new businesses that have been authorised as entities.
Hogan Lovells executive manager Neil May has been appointed chief executive of common law set 42 Bedford Row following a unanimous vote by the chambers’ executive board.
Erskine Chambers silk Richard Snowden QC has been appointed a High Court judge as the Court of Appeal (CoA) announces it will seek to fill vacancies left by four bench exits.
The judging for The Lawyer Awards 2015 in association with Travelers is complete – here is the shortlist.
Proponents of reforms to judicial review claim they will deter ‘frivolous’ cases but the legal profession is worried about the effect on access to justice.
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.
Herbert Smith Freehills has applied for permission to seek judicial review against HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for its client Bernie Ecclestone over his £1bn tax bill.
Royal Dutch Shell has appointed a global sourcing officer from Reed Smith to manage its pricing arrangements with external counsel in a bid to reign in costs and ensure greater value from panel firms.
How law firms can adapt to the expanding international arbitration market.
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