Fieldfisher

Fieldfisher reports 9 per cent revenue rise at half year as it eyes Dutch launch

21-Nov-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Fieldfisher has recorded a revenue of £54.3m for the first six months of the 2014/15 financial year.

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Uber hires Hogan Lovells to advise on internal privacy investigation

21-Nov-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Hogan Lovells has been appointed by Uber Technologies to conduct an in-depth review of its existing data privacy program following criticism about an Uber executive snooping on a journalist.

football

Collyer Bristow settles Rangers fight for £24m

21-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Collyer Bristow has settled its dispute with Scottish football club Rangers for £24m, bringing an end to the long-running litigation over fees the firm was paid following a controversial 2011 takeover. 

London

Mayer Brown makes up one City partner amid 21-strong promotions round

21-Nov-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Mayer Brown has named 21 new partners across the firm and one in London for 2015, matching last year’s promotion figure.

Gibralter

Marrache liquidators sue Baker Tilly for £28m in bid to recoup lost client funds

20-Nov-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The liquidators of Gibraltar firm Marrache & Co are suing the local branch of accountancy firm Baker Tilly for negligence, breach of duty, conspiracy and dishonest assistance for audit advice given prior to Marrache’s collapse in 2010.

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ClientEarth wins EU court ruling on UK air quality case

19-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Not-for-profit legal group ClientEarth has won a ruling at Europe’s highest court, enabling it to pursue the UK Government for breaches of EU air quality standards in the Supreme Court.

RBS

Clifford Chance advises as RBS waits for latest FCA fine

19-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Clifford Chance is advising the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) as it prepares for another round of fines from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), this time in relation to a 2012 IT meltdown.

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China oil giant CNOOC breaks ties with Baker & McKenzie after internal investigation finds conflict of interest

18-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Baker & McKenzie’s relationship with China’s state-owned oil and gas group China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has been put under the microscope after the group sanctioned senior lawyer Kang Xin for not disclosing a conflict of interest with the firm. 

Gibralter

Gibraltar court throws out Marrache appeals, reveals jury 'tampering' details

18-Nov-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The Gibraltar Court of Appeal (CoA) has handed down a judgment throwing out the Marrache’s brothers’ appeals against conviction and sentencing for fraud, ruling that judge Mr Justice Grigson acted correctly throughout the lengthy and “unique” case.

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Litigation Briefings

No need to cry over spilt milk: summary judgment on patent non-infringement claim weblink subscription

Walker Morris 21-Nov-2014

The Court of Appeal has upheld a summary judgment on an application for a declaration of non-infringement of patent.

Design prior art must be visible weblink subscription

Walker Morris 21-Nov-2014

The design in issue in Cezar v OHIM was for a skirting board duct.

Supreme Court strikes down National Tax Tribunal as unconstitutional download subscription

Khaitan & Co 21-Nov-2014

The Supreme Court of India has held that the National Tax Tribunal Act 2005 as passed by the Parliament was unconstitutional and has struck it down.

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RBS litigation spells bad time for bank, good time for litigators

19-Nov-2014

It’s been a month of banking fines and heavy-hitting probes but it looks like the tension wasn’t just between the banks and the regulators.

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Conspiring to redefine conspiracy to defraud

20-Nov-2014

Company directors who design and pursue a lawful transaction designed to remove from the company hefty future obligations do not conspire to defraud those who might be financially affected by their doing so.

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Russia special report: Look the other way

24-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Western sanctions are making life tough for Russia’s companies and lawyers, so they are forging new links in the East 

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