Litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has dropped out of The Lawyer’s annual top 30 international firms in London table this year following the resolution of two of its largest cases during 2013 and a reduction in UK turnover of 28 per cent.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) independent directors have appointed Clifford Chance litigator Simon Davis to conduct an inquiry into its botched announcement of an investigation into the insurance industry.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has appointed Nigel Rawding to head up its arbitration practice in the City.
Macfarlanes has made up nine lawyers to partner in its largest-ever round of promotions, across a range of practice areas including corporate, funds and financial services.
Washington lobbying firm Patton Boggs is facing a legal battle against oil giant Chevron following a US court ruling that the New York court had jurisdiction to hear fraud claims being pursued against the firm.
The Supreme Court is to examine the scope of a solicitor’s duty and whether they are legally required to warn clients about commercial risks.
The Lawyer Global Litigation Top 50 report is the only ranking of international law firms by litigation and arbitration revenue and is essential reading for anyone seeking to benchmark their litigation and dispute resolution practices...
High Court adds words into non-compete covenant download subscription
Careful drafting is usually required for restrictive covenants to be enforceable, although Prophet plc v Huggett provides the exception to the rule.