The Treasury Committee has rebuffed an inquiry by Clifford Chance partner Simon Davis into the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) leaking a pension market probe to the Telegraph newspaper in March 2014.
Mr Justice Eder is stepping down from the bench after just four years to return to arbitration practice at Essex Court Chambers, The Lawyer understands.
Slater & Gordon’s Paul Daniels has described the month following the ‘fracas’ between Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon and presenter Jeremy Clarkson as a “nightmare” for Tymon.
BBC Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has instructed Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan to represent him in any potential commercial dispute against the BBC for breach of contract.
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.
Jenner & Block managing partner Terrence Truax has revealed that the firm is in discussions with lateral hire candidates in the UK ahead of its launch in the City this spring.
Chicago-headquartered Jenner & Block has announced it is to launch a London office later this year, becoming the latest in a growing number of US firms to establish a City base.
Dechert arbitration partner Pierre Mayer is quitting the firm’s Paris office to set up his own practice, citing his reasons for leaving as increasing conflicts of interest and a wish to focus on working as an arbitrator.
Oil and gas company Afren has drafted in both White & Case and Willkie Farr & Gallagher on a review of its expenses practices, which has led the company to report itself to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over fraudulent expenses payments.
Security of payment roundup: a comprehensive review of cases in 2014 download subscription
Minter Ellison presents to the construction industry its annual security of payment roundup for 2014.
This is not another article about the BP Macondo oil well download subscription
No, I want to know why people even bother with gross negligence in joint operating agreements.
Holiday pay must include commission download subscription
The decision in Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd has been handed down, confirming that holiday pay must be calculated to include commission payments too.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has suspended Dubai partner Peter Gray and removed him from its website after he was found to have deliberately misled the court in a 2013 case between the Republic of Djibouti and wealthy businessman, Abdourahman Boreh, on Monday.
Blackstone Chambers’ Dinah Rose QC and the Guardian have successfully defended a Government appeal to the Supreme Court over the disclosure of secret letters written by Prince Charles to ministers.
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.