Ex-GFH Capital GC Haigh sentenced to two years in jail in Dubai

2-Sep-2015

Ex-Leeds United chief and GFH Capital general counsel David Haigh has been found guilty of embezzlement and breach of trust in Dubai and sentenced to two years’ imprisonment.

Olswang turns away instruction on multi-million pound Google group claim

5-Aug-2015

Olswang has turned down an instruction on a multimillion-pound group claim against Google, despite representing the claimants in a similar test case against the technology giant.

British Airways, Mr Justice Peter Smith, and the case of the lost luggage

29-Jul-2015

Emerald Supplies & Ors v British Airways & Ors was already shaping up to be one of the biggest litigation battles for decades

Lloyds and PwC instruct lawyers to defend “conspiracy to cause loss” claim

22-Jul-2015

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Lloyds Bank have drafted in lawyers to defend a multimillion-pound professional negligence claim brought by a Leeds car auction company.

CoA updates case timetables for first time in a decade after row over year-long delays on hearings

15-Jul-2015

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has revised its guidelines for hear-by dates for the first time in over a decade in order to give lawyers a more “reliable timescale” for hearings.

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Jenner & Block picks up White & Case partner as first lateral in the UK

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Jenner & Block has hired White & Case partner Charlie Lightfoot as its first lateral hire in London after launching an office earlier this year.

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Ex-GFH Capital general counsel Haigh sentenced to two years in jail in Dubai

2-Sep-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Ex-Leeds United and GFH Capital general counsel David Haigh has been found guilty of embezzlement and breach of trust in Dubai and sentenced to two years’ imprisonment.

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After the storm: professional indemnity

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Our panel of experts discuss demand for cross-border protection plans, the rise in case complexity and implications of the new SRA discussion paper.

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Call for back-up: firms disclose challenges of e-discovery

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Better vendor support is high on the wish list of our e-disclosure panellists, while predictive coding has yet to gain the trust of UK clients and lawyers

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