Jenner & Block has hired White & Case partner Charlie Lightfoot as its first lateral hire in London after launching an office earlier this year.
Ex-Leeds United and GFH Capital general counsel David Haigh has been found guilty of embezzlement and breach of trust in Dubai and sentenced to two years’ imprisonment.
Litigation boutique Kobre & Kim has become the latest foreign firm to enter South Korea, relocating co-founder Michael Kim to Seoul to lead the new office.
Tesco has instructed Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to defend it against a number of shareholder group claims set to hit the London courts next year, The Lawyer understands.
Linklaters’ partnership board has finalised its official shortlist of managing partner candidates to replace Simon Davies when he steps down a year early in January.
An armada of law firms has been drafted in to defend an energy insurance coverage dispute brought by Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) client SBM Offshore.
Clifford Chance is advising pharmaceutical company Pfizer on allegations made by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that it charged “excessive” prices for an anti-epilepsy drug.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has instructed Baker & McKenzie in the unprecedented judicial review against accountancy firm KPMG, ditching plans to manage its role in the dispute in-house.
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.
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Ex-Leeds United chief and GFH Capital general counsel David Haigh has been found guilty of embezzlement and breach of trust in Dubai and sentenced to two years’ imprisonment.
Former Harvey Ingram managing partner Simon Astill has joined 3 Paper Buildings as chambers’ chief executive, replacing Joanna Poulton who exits after less than two years.