A summer of settlements ends Clydes, Lehman battles

20-Aug-2014

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

News International scandal not over yet for NI lawyers

13-Aug-2014

The phone-hacking scandal came to a dramatic conclusion last month with Andy Coulson jailed for 18 months over conspiracy to hack phones

The bar: divided but still ruling

6-Aug-2014

The bar is headed for a fractured future and commercial stars are soaring ahead, according to The Lawyer’s cover feature this week

Courts hot up with bumper billionaire judgments

30-Jul-2014

It has been a week of big-ticket cases in disputes land, with property tycoon Vincent Tchenguiz ending his £200m battle with the Serious Fraud Office

Stewarts Law settles claim but fight continues for lawyer duo

24-Jul-2014

There was concern across the profession last year after two Stewarts Law lawyers were struck off following a private prosecution. It was a legal first

Litigation Briefings

Copyright: a new decision of the Court of Turin on the ISP’s liability download subscription

NCTM 1-Sep-2014

The Court of Turin has pronounced its appeal decision within the interim proceedings brought by Delta TV Programs against Google and Youtube for the infringement of its IP rights.

Trademarks — the EU Court of Justice on jurisdiction relation to international infringement download subscription

NCTM 1-Sep-2014

Coty Germany filed a claim before the first-instance German court against First Note for infringement of its Community tri-dimensional trademark.

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Walker Morris 1-Sep-2014

Mansfield District Council received grant money from the European Regional Development Fund for two development projects relating to town-centre improvements.

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Freshfields to hire international project management team

2-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s dispute resolution head is recruiting a new global leadership team responsible for project management and could lure an in-house contact to take overall responsibility for the group.

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Birketts, Clydes, Simpson Millar subject of SRA scam warnings

29-Aug-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Birketts has been exposed by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) as the subject of a scam after members of the public received emails purportedly from the UK Border Agency advising them to send money to the firm.

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Special Report: Environment – Air pressure

1-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

A fight to take the UK to task for breaching air pollution limits has reached Europe’s highest court, but such action could be harder to achieve in future

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Special report: E-disclosure – Trials and tribulations

28-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Jackson reforms have left litigators negotiating the line between over and under-disclosure, while some are using the confusion as a strategic device

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