Pinsent Masons is fielding three employment tribunal claims from an employment partner, senior associate and associate stemming from its employment practice restructuring last year.
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.
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.
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.
Washington DC-headquartered BuckleySandler has opened in London, the firm’s first international office.
Pinsent Masons has appointed its former Scotland head Fraser McMillan to lead its construction, advisory and disputes (CAD) practice with immediate effect.
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.
US litigation boutique Boies Schiller & Flexner, which launched a London office earlier this year, has hired international arbitration lawyer Wendy Miles from WilmerHale.
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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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.
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).