Network Rail instructs Eversheds to issue legal challenge over rail strikes


Network Rail has drafted in Eversheds on its legal challenge to TSSA trade union over its plans to strike on bank holiday Monday (25 May).

Litigation Weekly: Gibson Dunn client Djibouti denied permission to seek freezing order against Boreh in Singapore


Gibson Dunn & Crutcher client the Republic of Djibouti has lost its application for permission to seek a new freezing injunction against its citizen Abdourahman Boreh in Singapore.

Mishcon wins right to bring judicial review proceedings against KPMG


There has been a lot of talk about judicial review recently in the light of the coalition Government’s reforms – which could be reversed if Labour wins next week’s election.

Ropes launches City litigation practice in London


Ropes & Gray, one of the fastest-growing US firms in London, has hired K&L Gates’ disputes partner Thomas Ross as a key part of its plans to launch a commercial litigation practice in London.

Gateley hit by multi-million pound professional negligence suit from property development client


Property developer EPG has instructed DLA Piper to sue Gateley for breach of contract and professional negligence.

Litigation Briefings

The myth of the compensation culture download subscription

Stewarts Law 22-May-2015

There is a perception that anyone who has suffered a personal injury can seek compensation, but there needs to be someone at fault. 

Whistleblowing and interim relief download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 22-May-2015

Can an employee who says he was dismissed for blowing the whistle get his job back? Rachel Irwin outlines the remedy of interim relief and its risks for employers.

Mirror Group judgment and phone-hacking litigation – comment by Steven Heffer download subscription

Collyer Bristow 22-May-2015

The judgment represents a turning point in the phone-hacking litigation, says Collyer Bristow’s Steven Heffer

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Bernie Ecclestone drafts in HSF and five-silk team on £1bn HMRC bill judicial review

25-May-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Herbert Smith Freehills has applied for permission to seek judicial review against HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for its client Bernie Ecclestone over his £1bn tax bill.

Shell energy

Exclusive: Shell hires pricing analyst to manage fees ahead of panel review

22-May-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Royal Dutch Shell has appointed a global sourcing officer from Reed Smith to manage its pricing arrangements with external counsel in a bid to reign in costs and ensure greater value from panel firms.

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Global Arbitration index

How firms are getting to grips with the surge in global arbitration

5-May-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

How law firms can adapt to the expanding international arbitration market.


Star legal writers on

5-May-2015 | By Richard Simmons

To ensure readers don’t miss key information, we are printing excerpts of the most-read briefings and writers by sector. This week it’s the stars in litigation

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