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White & Case Paris partner faces harassment case from former associate

29-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

A partner in White & Case’s Paris office is facing a ‘moral harassment’ case brought by a former associate.

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Shearman's Yukos case and the $1,065 per hour lawyers

28-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Shearman & Sterling has triumphed in a decade-long arbitration battle for Yukos shareholders against the Russian state - but at what cost?

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Shearman secures record $50bn arbitration award against Russia

28-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Shearman & Sterling has secured the largest award ever handed out by an arbitration tribunal, with the Russian Federation asked to pay out $50bn (£29.bn) in damages to shareholders of oil company Yukos.

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Wragges' Glee over Twentieth Century Fox High Court win

25-Jul-2014 | By Katy Dowell

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has won a David and Goliath legal battle for comedy club operators Comic Enterprises against Twentieth Century Fox.  

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Cypriot firm launches legal action against EU over 'bail-in'

23-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Cypriot firm Dr K Chrysotomides & Co has filed a lawsuit against the EU on behalf of 51 claimants seeking compensation for losses suffered when Cyprus agreed to a ‘bail-in’ on two Cypriot banks.

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Former Times legal chief Brett to appeal SDT suspension

16-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The former head of legal at The Times, Alastair Brett, is to appear before the High Court next week in an appeal against his suspension from practice and costs of £30,000 imposed by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) last year.

Stewarts

Growth slows at Stewarts but PEP outshines peers at £1.1m

16-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Growth has slowed at Stewarts Law following a five-year meteoric rise, with revenue increasing by 3.5 per cent from £45.2m in 2012/13 to £46.8m in 2013/14 while net profit stayed flat at £20.4m.

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Coulson's lawyer Rickards exits DLA Piper for Kingsley Napley

15-Jul-2014 | By Matt Byrne

DLA Piper white-collar corporate crime partner Jo Rickards, who represented former News of the World (NotW) editor Andy Coulson in the recent phone-hacking trial, is leaving the firm to join Kingsley Napley.

Beijing

Clydes snaps up Clifford Chance's China head of litigation and arbitration

15-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Clifford Chance’s China head of litigation and arbitration Patrick Zheng has joined Clyde & Co as Beijing office managing partner.

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HMRC has finally confirmed that the surrender of a lease subject to tenancies can constitute a ‘transfer of a going concern’ with the result that no VAT is payable. 

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30-Jul-2014

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Supreme Court calls time on Greek yoghurt food fight

30-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Supreme Court has sided with the makers of Total yoghurt, Fage, in refusing US rival Chobani permission to appeal the definition of Greek yoghurt.

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28-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Jackson reforms have left litigators negotiating the line between over and under-disclosure, while some are using the confusion as a strategic device

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28-Jul-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

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