Clifford Chance client Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has successfully batted off an election petition that threatened to trigger a by-election in her constituency.
Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has instructed Clifford Chance to defend a petition lodged with the High Court accusing her of smearing the applicant’s “personal character and conduct”.
Mr Justice Peter Smith is facing an investigation by the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office (JCIO) in connection to his recusal from the mammoth air cargo cartel case involving British Airways (BA).
Transport workers’ union the GMB has instructed Leigh Day to bring an employment claim against taxi-booking service Uber, arguing that it is in breach of a duty to provide drivers with basic employment rights.
Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) has hired Winston & Strawn’s Asia litigation chair Adrian Yip as a partner, along with three associates.
An application has been made to the High Court to have CMS Cameron McKenna removed as the lawyers for two KPMG administrators over allegations that the firm’s role represents a conflict of interest.
Competition specialist Mrs Justice Rose has been appointed to succeed Mr Justice Peter Smith on a £1bn British Airways (BA) dispute after the latter agreed to recuse himself.
Bircham Dyson Bell has instructed RPC to defend a professional negligence claim brought by property developer client Harding Homes.
Barclays managing director of litigation and investigations Jonathan Peddie and former Standard Chartered group head of legal David Brimacombe are set to join Baker & McKenzie’s global investigations practice as partner and consultant respectively.
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