Unitech wins latest round in David and Goliath Deutsche fight


Indian property company Unitech has scored another blow against Deutsche Bank, in the latest in its David and Goliath battle against the bank.

Clerking restructures, Russian tycoons and George Clooney


Doughty Street predictably made a big splash this week due to the wedding of George Clooney and human rights barrister Amal Alamuddin . The set was forced to upgrade its website due to a flood in hits after the couple got engaged earlier this year.

Doughty Street faces further public law exit


Doughty Street is feeling a draught once again as another public silk walks out of the door, with Paul Bowen QC quitting for Brick Court Chambers.

RBS faces second shareholder battle as Clydes drafted in


Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is already facing a fair share of litigation brought by shareholders , with a £4bn battle brought by investors in a £12bn rights issue looming.

A summer of settlements ends Clydes, Lehman battles


You wait all year for a big case to settle then two come at once.

Litigation Briefings

Social media policies in the workplace download subscription

DLA Piper 21-Oct-2014

Social media is an ever-increasing area of litigation. Facebook users spend more than 10.5 billion minutes per day on the website, for example.

Health Alert — Gray v Richards; Psychology Board of Australia v G; health insurance legislation amendment; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 21-Oct-2014

DLA Piper has released the 20 October 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.

Occupiers’ liability: McCarthy v Marks & Spencer plc [2014] EWHC 3183 download subscription

Dentons 21-Oct-2014

McCarthy v Marks & Spencer plc focused on the following two avenues of claim: negligence at common law and the Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957.

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Judgment Call


Judgment call: 2 December



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Litigation News


Linklaters' disputes chief takes on global, ex comm and London roles

22-Oct-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Linklaters’ new global litigation Michael Bennett has decided not to appoint a new London disputes chief after opting for a more streamlined management group. 


Dentons biggest winner as Ofgem E-Serve panel extended for two years

21-Oct-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Ofgem has extended its panel for another two years, giving Burges Salmon, Hogan Lovells, Nabarro and Pinsent Masons along with nine other firms a further term as its advisers. 

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Litigation Analysis

Gib crumbles

Marrache: A hard time on the Rock

13-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Gibraltar’s Marrache case has been staggeringly expensive and bitterly disruptive, embroiling government and financial authorities in the scandal. Will the jurisdiction emerge stronger as a result?


Special report: Litigation and arbitration – Is London a victim of its own success?


The advance of boutiques and the emergence of regional centres such as San José and Singapore are putting the capital’s primacy to the test

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