Bird & Bird in hot water with clients in UK and Germany

17-Dec-2014

What a week for Bird & Bird. First came the news that the firm was facing a £2m professional negligence case over advice given to an investor. Then it emerged that the firm was under fire for its alleged involvement in an €147m embezzlement charge.

DLA Piper dominates as world’s biggest litigation practices revealed

10-Dec-2014

This week saw the publication of The Lawyer Global Litigation Top 50, our unique analysis of the world’s leading litigation practices.

Tchenguiz brothers continue court battles with fresh lawsuit

3-Dec-2014

Businessman brothers Vincent and Robert Tchenguiz must know their way around the Royal Courts of Justice pretty well by now

Tesco faces potential legal battle over £250m profit error

26-Nov-2014

Tesco landed in hot water earlier this year after overstating its half-year profits by £250m and could now face claims from a raft of shareholders represented by Stewarts Law.

RBS litigation spells bad time for bank, good time for litigators

19-Nov-2014

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.

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Insolvency litigation briefing — Stichting Shell Pensioenfonds v Krys & Anor download subscription

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Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s dedicated insolvency litigation team brings you its monthly update on the issues affecting the insolvency and fraud investigation industry.

Supreme Court rules even royalty must sign own disclosure statement and weighs in on question of relief from sanctions download subscription

IBB Solicitors 18-Dec-2014

The Supreme Court has for the first time addressed the question of post-Mitchell relief from sanctions in the recent case of HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Mishal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud v Apex Global Management Ltd and anor.

Re-trial ordered: the Interflora v Marks & Spencer story continues weblink subscription

Walker Morris 18-Dec-2014

The dispute between Interflora and Marks & Spencer has taken yet another twist.

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Early contenders emerge to take BLP managing partner crown

19-Dec-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The debate around Berwin Leighton Paisner managing partner Neville Eisenberg’s replacement is hotting up with three partners including corporate head David Collins thought to be early contenders. 

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Leigh Day and Public Interest Lawyers face criticism as Al-Sweady Inquiry concludes

18-Dec-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Leigh Day and Public Interest Lawyers were the subject of criticism by defence secretary Michael Fallon yesterday (17 December) following the publication of a report into allegations that British forces tortured and executed Iraqi citizens.

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Russia special report: Look the other way

24-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Western sanctions are making life tough for Russia’s companies and lawyers, so they are forging new links in the East 

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Offshore: deals and cases Q3 2014

17-Nov-2014

Several billion-dollar deals and a number of landmark cases characterised workflows for offshore firms in the third quarter of 2014

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