Battle

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. 

RBS

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.

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance partner Davis to lead FCA insurance leak probe

8-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) independent directors have appointed Clifford Chance litigator Simon Davis to conduct an inquiry into its botched announcement of an investigation into the insurance industry.

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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.

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Litigation Weekly

Boutiques call for arbitrators as LCIA adapts

19-Mar-2014

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

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Litigation Analysis

cov

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

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Litigation Opinion

Matt Byrne

Individualism benefits the bench

21-Apr-2014 | By Matt Byrne

How much dissent is appropriate? In the Supreme Court, which celebrates its five-year anniversary this October, it is a timely question.

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Litigation Briefings

Fair Game — administration rents and creditors’ returns download subscription

Dentons 23-Apr-2014

The Supreme Court has held that financial support directions issued to a company by the Pensions Regulator will rank as a ‘provable debt’ of a company.

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