The debate around Berwin Leighton Paisner managing partner Neville Eisenberg’s replacement is hotting up with three partners including corporate head David Collins thought to be early contenders.
Leigh Day and Public Interest Lawyers were the subject of criticism by defence secretary Michael Fallon yesterday (17 December) following the publication of a report into allegations that British forces tortured and executed Iraqi citizens.
A Hamburg-based Bird & Bird lawyer, and a former partner from the same office, have been drawn into a corruption trial involving one of their clients.
Bird & Bird is facing a £2m negligence claim from British Virgin Islands (BVI) company Orientfield Holdings in relation to Orientfield’s aborted purchase of a £25m property recently bought by Elisabeth Murdoch.
Sidley Austin has made up two lawyers to its London office in its boosted 2014 promotions round, which saw 32 lawyers added to its ranks including four in Europe.
Clifford Chance partner Simon Davis has branded the Financial Conduct Authority “seriously inadequate” in his published report into the leak on a FCA life insurance industry probe earlier this year.
Baker & McKenzie has launched an ‘investigations academy’ aimed at educating its lawyers across all its network on a range of matters relating to regulatory investigations.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has promoted lawyer and current head of enforcement Tracey McDermott as part of a structural overhaul after admitting its supervision function was “under strain”.
DLA Piper has retained its crown as the world’s largest litigation practice by fee income, taking the top spot in this year’s The Lawyer Global Litigation Top 50 ranking with a total litigation fee income of $1.128bn.
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Supreme Court rules even royalty must sign own disclosure statement and weighs in on question of relief from sanctions download subscription
The Supreme Court has for the first time addressed the question of post-Mitchell relief from sanctions in the recent case of HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Mishal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud v Apex Global Management Ltd and anor.
The dispute between Interflora and Marks & Spencer has taken yet another twist.
What a week for Bird & Bird. First came the news that the firm was facing a £2m professional negligence case over advice given to an investor. Then it emerged that the firm was under fire for its alleged involvement in an €147m embezzlement charge.
20 Essex Street has added another new role to its business development roster, taking Cavenagh Law practice manager Rachel Foxton to be the newly-created head of practice support focusing on growing the set’s business in Asia.