Mishcon faces £66k damages bill after banker's prof neg claim

31-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Mishcon de Reya will pay over £66,000 in damages and interest to a former client after partially losing a professional negligence case in the High Court.

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Mrs Justice King brings number of female CoA judges to eight

31-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Mrs Justice King has become the eighth female Court of Appeal (CoA) justice in the latest round of appeal court appointments.

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White & Case Paris partner faces harassment case from former associate

29-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

A partner in White & Case’s Paris office is facing a ‘moral harassment’ case brought by a former associate.

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Shearman's Yukos case and the $1,065 per hour lawyers

28-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Shearman & Sterling has triumphed in a decade-long arbitration battle for Yukos shareholders against the Russian state - but at what cost?


Shearman secures record $50bn arbitration award against Russia

28-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Shearman & Sterling has secured the largest award ever handed out by an arbitration tribunal, with the Russian Federation asked to pay out $50bn (£29.bn) in damages to shareholders of oil company Yukos.

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Wragges' Glee over Twentieth Century Fox High Court win

25-Jul-2014 | By Katy Dowell

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has won a David and Goliath legal battle for comedy club operators Comic Enterprises against Twentieth Century Fox.  


Cypriot firm launches legal action against EU over 'bail-in'

23-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Cypriot firm Dr K Chrysotomides & Co has filed a lawsuit against the EU on behalf of 51 claimants seeking compensation for losses suffered when Cyprus agreed to a ‘bail-in’ on two Cypriot banks.


Former Times legal chief Brett to appeal SDT suspension

16-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The former head of legal at The Times, Alastair Brett, is to appear before the High Court next week in an appeal against his suspension from practice and costs of £30,000 imposed by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) last year.


Growth slows at Stewarts but PEP outshines peers at £1.1m

16-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Growth has slowed at Stewarts Law following a five-year meteoric rise, with revenue increasing by 3.5 per cent from £45.2m in 2012/13 to £46.8m in 2013/14 while net profit stayed flat at £20.4m.

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European Commission fines Servier and five generic companies for curbing entry of cheaper versions of cardiovascular medicine download subscription

DLA Piper 1-Aug-2014

The European Commission has imposed fines totalling €427.7m on the French pharmaceutical company Servier and five producers of generic medicines.

Letter from America: NY High Court to address continuing vitality of ‘separate entity’ rule for international banks with New York branches download subscription

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This September, New York’s highest court will consider an issue of significant interest to international banks with a New York presence.

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The EAT will embark on a three-day hearing that represents a significant stage for the cases that will determine the fate of overtime in relation to holiday pay.

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Courts hot up with bumper billionaire judgments


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ECHR orders Russia to pay €1.9bn in Yukos compensation

1-Aug-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Russia has been ordered to pay €1.9bn (£1.5bn) in compensation to shareholders of Yukos by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), the largest ever award for pecuniary loss.

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Special report: E-disclosure – Trials and tribulations

28-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Jackson reforms have left litigators negotiating the line between over and under-disclosure, while some are using the confusion as a strategic device

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