Clyde & Co litigator Julian Connerty has exited for Signature Litigation over conflict issues related to RBS’s £4bn shareholder battle.
The profession’s watchdog is to fight two opposing claims over whether it should disclose details of a closed investigation into ‘Harry Potter’ lawyer Alan Blacker.
Former 39 Essex silk Rohan Pershad QC has been disbarred following his criminal conviction over £600,000 VAT fraud.
Across the personal injury (PI) claims market firms are feeling the force of the fixed-fee system first brought about by the Jackson reforms. Profit margins are under attack.
Clifford Chance is at the centre of a tussle over a report it conducted into RBS’s controversial global restructuring group (GRG) after the bank failed to have it struck from its defence in a £30m claim.
The first ever report into the financial results of the elite Chinese firms, The Lawyer China Elite 2015, has revealed almost all of the top 30 enjoyed stellar revenue growth in the past year, despite a stock market crash and slowed economic growth.
White & Case has boosted its white collar practice with the hire of litigator Jonathan Pickworth from Dechert.
Pinsent Masons has appointed former Fieldfisher Munich managing partner Sibylle Schumacher as a partner in Germany, at the same time losing its head of real estate litigation to Eversheds in London.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) will run up costs of at least £90m defending public bank the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in its £4bn shareholder battle, due to go to trial in December 2016.
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The creditors of liquidated firm Manches are seeking legal advice to bring a judicial review of the SRA’s handling of the liquidation, after they were left with a £4.2m ...
The story behind the formation of the Essex Court Choir begins at a dinner for Gordon Pollock QC in February 2014, held to commemorate his 20 years’ service as head of chambers.
And there goes another Scottish independent. McClure Naismith’s decision to call in the administrators in August was the third sad ending of its kind, following Semple Fraser in 2013 and Tods Murray, bought by Shepherd & Wedderburn in 2014.