Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright makes up 46 in first post-merger promo round

24-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Norton Rose Fulbright has made up 46 new partners in its first promotions round since its merger last year, up from 33 in 2013.


Eight firms line up against Osborne Clarke over £3.3m Savile compensation scheme

23-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Eight firms including Slater & Gordon, Irwin Mitchell and Hodge Jones & Allen are gearing up to battle Osborne Clarke over claims for compensation from the £3.3m estate of former TV presenter Jimmy Savile. 


Clifford Chance clears RBS of fraud allegations

23-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Clifford Chance has found no evidence that the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) set out to defraud small business customers in order to turn a profit, following allegations contained in a report by Lawrence Tomlinson last year.

Supreme court

Liquidators of Madoff fund receive Privy Council blow in key ruling

17-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The liquidators of Bernard L. Madoff feeder fund Fairfield Sentry, represented by British Virgin Islands (BVI) firm Forbes Hare and Macfarlanes, have lost two key points before the Privy Council in an important judgment.

Richard East

Quinn Emanuel drops out of The Lawyer's international top 30 ranking

14-Apr-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has dropped out of The Lawyer’s annual top 30 international firms in London table this year following the resolution of two of its largest cases during 2013 and a reduction in UK turnover of 28 per cent.

Read all Litigation News

Royal Courts of Justice

Tchenguiz ordered to pay £2.5m security for costs in SFO battle

23-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The High Court has ordered the investment vehicle R20 owned by Robert Tchenguiz to surrender £2.5m by way of security for costs after the company’s sudden decision to chop its claim against the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) by £1.2m.

Read More


The Lawyer Global Litigation Top 50 report is the only ranking of international law firms by litigation and arbitration revenue and is essential reading for anyone seeking to benchmark their litigation and dispute resolution practices...


Read more

Litigation Weekly

Boutiques call for arbitrators as LCIA adapts


With arbitrators fleeing firms for boutiques and new rules expected from the LCIA any day it’s an exciting time to be in the settlement business

More from Litigation Weekly

Litigation Analysis


All for one

21-Apr-2014 | By Katy Dowell

Supreme Court president Lord Neuberger’s focus on collegiate working is resulting in fewer dissenting opinions on the bench

Read More

Litigation Opinion

Patrick Watt

The case for better mental health support


Clifford Chance’s recent decision to extend its trainee wellbeing programme is a positive step towards recognising the seriousness and importance of mental health at work.

Read More

Litigation Briefings

With April showers comes a single Family Court download subscription

No5 Chambers 24-Apr-2014

The aim is that judges of all levels of seniority will be able to sit in the same building and cases can be allocated to the most appropriate judge.

More from Litigation Briefings