Bircham Dyson Bell has successfully defended a professional negligence claim brought against it by a property developer client despite the firm admitting breach of duty in the High Court.
Fieldfisher has been ordered to pay damages and costs totalling €28,454 (£20,000) after a Paris employment tribunal found it had unfairly dismissed a secretary from its office in the French capital.
Former HBOS executives represented by Ashurst have defended their actions after the conclusion of a report into the failure of the bank by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Media and entertainment firms Forbes Anderson Free and Lee & Thompson have announced they are merging, creating a £13.5m firm with over 60 fee-earners.
Lloyds Bank has abandoned plans to appeal a decision handed down in July that said advice given to it by Linklaters on its acquisition of Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBoS) is not subject to privilege, The Lawyer can reveal.
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.
The management team at Browne Jacobson has overseen a period of strong growth over the last few years, which culminated in the firm making it into the top 50 firms in The Lawyer UK 200 2015.
The Court of Appeal (CoA) has denied an appeal by Withers over a ruling that it must pay its former client Wellesley Partners £1.6m in damages.
Norwegian telecoms operator Telenor has suspended its general counsel and chief financial officer amidst a corruption investigation into VimpelCom, in which it owns a large stake.
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