It’s been a month of banking fines and heavy-hitting probes but it looks like the tension wasn’t just between the banks and the regulators.
The revolving door between law firms and the bar is turning again with Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP)’s arbitration head Nic Fletcher QC heading for a new role at 4 New Square and Olswang’s arbitration chief Andrew Aglionby also leaving for a career at the bar.
It’s been a big week for litigation, with a number of crucial rulings on cases identified as part of The Lawyer’s top 20 cases earlier this year
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has, for the second time this year, gone cap-in-hand to the Government asking for more cash
DLA Piper might be regretting the day it represented internet entrepreneur Paul Ceglia in his doomed claim against Facebook after being hit with a mammoth lawsuit from the social network.
Residential landlords beware of a superstrike download subscription
The case of Superstrike indicates that landlords must be careful not to sit on their laurels once a deposit has been sent to a TDS.
Nominating adjudicators — what not to put in the application form download subscription
In Eurocom Limited v Siemens Plc, the court had to consider whether an adjudicator’s appointment was invalid because of information provided by the referring party to the RICS in making the application for the appointment of said adjudicator.
Court applications for administration orders — the hurdles download subscription
When the relatively straightforward ‘out of court’ route for placing a company into administration is not available, it is necessary to make an application to the court for an administration order.
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has turned to Dentons to defend it against a £30m claim from Cooke Young & Keidan (CYK) client property developer Property Alliance Group over Libor-related misselling allegations.
The Supreme Court has thrown out an appeal brought by a Saudi prince over a series of court sanctions in relation to his case against a former shareholder, handing a win to Teacher Stern just months after taking over the mandate from Howard Kennedy.
Western sanctions are making life tough for Russia’s companies and lawyers, so they are forging new links in the East
Several billion-dollar deals and a number of landmark cases characterised workflows for offshore firms in the third quarter of 2014