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

27-May-2015

Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has turned to Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) in his battle with HM Revenue and Customs over a £1bn tax bill

Network Rail instructs Eversheds to issue legal challenge over rail strikes

20-May-2015

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

13-May-2015

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

29-Apr-2015

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

23-Apr-2015

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.

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Eversheds 28-May-2015

Financial Ombudsman Service publishes annual review; Wonga aims for reinvention in new payday lending ads; Woolsey v Payne; and more.

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The Sheriffs Office 28-May-2015

Is there an argument for doing away with County Court bailiffs?

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The Sheriffs Office 28-May-2015

Asset-based finance is on the increase, driven by businesses funding growth plans rather than replacing their use of traditional term loans or overdrafts.

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McGuireWoods and Scott & Scott to take on Tesco in multibillion pound shareholder claim

28-May-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

US firm Scott & Scott has officially partnered with McGuire Woods in the UK and instructed Serle Court’s Philip Marshall QC to take on Tesco in a group action on behalf of the supermarket giant’s shareholders.

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Quinn Emanuel launches in Shanghai with white collar Kirkland hire

26-May-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan is set to launch an office in Shanghai through the hire of Kirkland & Ellis’ Asia government enforcement and investigations head Samuel Williamson.

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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.

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Star legal writers on TheLawyer.com

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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