Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has won a David and Goliath legal battle for comedy club operators Comic Enterprises against Twentieth Century Fox.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Clifford Chance’s China head of litigation and arbitration Patrick Zheng has joined Clyde & Co as Beijing office managing partner.
Eversheds’ Middle East chairman Christopher Jobson has joined Clyde & Co as a partner in the firm’s Abu Dhabi office.
French corporate boutique BDGS Associés has made its first lateral hire since setting up 18 months ago, appointing Linklaters M&A partner Marc Loy.
Weightmans is moving from being a Liverpool insurance firm to a true national commercial player. It just doesn’t like to make a fuss.
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London set 39 Essex Street Chambers is to leave the comfort of the Inns of Court to take up residence in Chancery Lane after adding a 25-strong barrister team from 4 -5 Gray’s Inn Square in 2012.