The judiciary has named four new Court of Appeal (CoA) judges, including two with less than 10 years’ experience on the bench.
The High Court has ordered the trustees of Boris Berezovsky’s estate to hand over more than £12m in unpaid legal fees to Addleshaw Goddard.
Lawyers have praised a Supreme Court ruling that legal fees are recoverable under the Access to Justice Act (1999) as a victory for common sense.
Mr Justice Peter Smith has agreed to recuse himself from a £1bn air cargo price-fixing case after lead defendant British Airways claimed that he could be biased against the company.
4 Stone Buildings’ Jonathan Crow QC has been instructed by the Attorney General’s Office as an amicus curiae to assist the Supreme Court in the next stage of the long-running battle between JSC BTA Bank and its former chairman Mukhtar Ablyazov.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Lloyds Bank have instructed DLA Piper and CMS Cameron McKenna respectively to defend a multimillion-pound professional negligence claim brought by Premier Motorauctions.
Lawyers for 6,000 Lloyds Bank shareholders will go before the High Court this week to seek disclosure of sensitive documents and agree costs in the mammoth lawsuit over the acquisition of Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBoS).
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is expected to file its defence later this month against claims brought by almost 200 judges arguing that changes to the judicial pension scheme are discriminatory on grounds of age, race and sex.
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.
Olswang has turned down an instruction on a multimillion-pound group claim against Google, despite representing the claimants in a similar test case against the technology giant.
Cartwright King client Tom Hayes has been found guilty in Southwark Crown Court of rigging global Libor interest rates.
Our panel of experts discuss demand for cross-border protection plans, the rise in case complexity and implications of the new SRA discussion paper.
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