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Revealed: Pinsents faces three sets of unfair dismissal claims from former lawyers

17-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Pinsent Masons is fielding three employment tribunal claims from an employment partner, senior associate and associate stemming from its employment practice restructuring last year. 

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Baker & McKenzie and Yahoo!: corruption accusation filed by Mexico companies has 'no merit'

17-Sep-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

The accusations of corruption launched at Baker & McKenzie and its client Yahoo! in Mexico this week are unfounded, according to a statement from the US firm which plans to challenge the filing.

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Linklaters names Bennett as new litigation head amid group structure overhaul

15-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Linklaters has named London litigation head Michael Bennett as its new global litigation head and put him in charge of a new standalone litigation team, condensing two executive committee roles into one.

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Shepherd & Wedderburn, TLT lead on Heineken race as Eversheds, Pinsents out

12-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Shepherd & Wedderburn and TLT are understood to have replaced Eversheds and Pinsent Masons as the two firms in the running to become Heineken’s first sole adviser.

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US litigation boutique BuckleySandler launches in London

9-Sep-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Washington DC-headquartered BuckleySandler has opened in London, the firm’s first international office.

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Pinsents appoints McMillan as construction group head as MP elections loom

8-Sep-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Pinsent Masons has appointed its former Scotland head Fraser McMillan to lead its construction, advisory and disputes (CAD) practice with immediate effect.

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Nabarro adds three lawyers to Dubai office

4-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Nabarro has doubled its Dubai office, adding a Dentons associate, local barrister and counsel in a bid to beef up its constructions disputes practice overseas.

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Boies Schiller hires WilmerHale’s Miles as new London-based arbitration group head

4-Sep-2014

US litigation boutique Boies Schiller & Flexner, which launched a London office earlier this year, has hired international arbitration lawyer Wendy Miles from WilmerHale.

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Fladgate boosts tax and disputes with partner hires as part of new three-year strategic plan

4-Sep-2014

Fladgate has strengthened its growing tax and dispute resolution practices with a pair of partner hires from Rosenblatt and US firm Crowell & Moring.

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Shared parental leave: parallels with recent case on paternity pay download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 17-Sep-2014

Shepherd and Wedderburn considers the impact of Shuter v Ford Motor Co Ltd, in which it was concluded that offering less paternity than maternity pay was lawful.

Dispute resolution in the UAE: what are the options? Part three — enforcing an arbitration award in the UAE download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 17-Sep-2014

Different regimes apply in the UAE for enforcing international awards and local awards (i.e. awards made within the UAE).

EU/ECJ: voluntary ex ante transparency notice does not provide clean bill of health for awarding a contract without prior publication download subscription

Schoenherr 17-Sep-2014

The ‘voluntary ex ante transparency notice’ does not preclude review authorities from declaring a contract ineffective if it was awarded without prior publication of a contract notice.

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RBS faces second shareholder battle as Clydes drafted in

17-Sep-2014

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is already facing a fair share of litigation brought by shareholders , with a £4bn battle brought by investors in a £12bn rights issue looming.

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Clyde & Co drafted in by RBS shareholders for potential class action

16-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Clyde & Co partner Julian Connerty is advising a group of shareholders planning to sue the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) for allegedly forcing small companies out of business through its global restructuring group (GRG). 

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Litigation funding peer panel: Beyond acceptance

15-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Third-party funding is gaining credibility and more firms are willing to get in on the provider act, developing the market further

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Basel III: A double whammy for law firms?

15-Sep-2014

Is the “law of unintended consequences” about to hit the legal market with another challenge when the Basel III banking reforms start to take effect in January 2015?

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