Fraud and Crime News
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has instructed a team from Kingsley Napley to advise it on the criminal law aspects of Tesco’s investigation by the SFO.
Slaughter and May has successfully defended Olympus and its subsidiary Gyrus Group (GGL) against a prosecution brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) which was dropped this morning (10 November).
The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) has replaced its former president Jeffrey Webb with an associate from Maples and Calder.
Public, police and medical negligence set Serjeants’ Inn Chambers has reported growth in fee income of 27.5 per cent for the 2014/15 financial year ending 31 March on the back of a management overhaul.
A “devastating blow” for access to justice: Court of Appeal rejects Law Society challenge over legal aid contracts
The Court of Appeal has rejected a challenge by the Law Society to Government plans that will cut criminal legal aid contracts for duty solicitors.
The Court of Appeal (CoA) has granted permission for the Law Society to challenge a recent High Court decision over Government reforms to the criminal legal aid regime.
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