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


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


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


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.

HSF arbitration heavyweight Weiniger QC departs for Linklaters


Herbert Smith Freehills international arbitration expert Matthew Weiniger QC will join Linklaters this autumn, just one year after taking silk

Lancs cricket club instructs RPC on interest rate swaps claim against RBS and NatWest


Lancashire County Cricket Club has instructed RPC to bring a legal challenge against NatWest and RBS over interest rate mis-selling.

Litigation Briefings

Employment update, summer 2015: leaving the EU; suitable alternative jobs; and more download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 31-Jul-2015

Also: tribunal wach and a round-up of recent interesting cases.

Implications of Ilott v Mitson for testators and beneficiaries download subscription

Shoosmiths 31-Jul-2015

A ‘landmark ruling’? No, the law relating to this matter has been around for years.

The Discrimination (Jersey) Law: what companies should consider download subscription

Carey Olsen 31-Jul-2015

Liability, exceptions and things companies should bear in mind.

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Bristows to battle Olswang in Supreme Court over London Google lawsuit

31-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Bristows client Google has won permission to appeal a recent Court of Appeal (CoA) ruling that said British users can sue the technology giant in the UK.


Clifford Chance client Nadine Dorries MP bats off "harrassment" election petition

30-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Clifford Chance client Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has successfully batted off an election petition that threatened to trigger a by-election in her constituency.

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


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


Offshore cases, January-June 2015


The offshore cases so far this year.

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