Next Monday sees the publication of The Lawyer’s Global Litigation Top 50, our annual review of the year in international disputes.
The Court of Appeal has issued a stern warning to litigators in a landmark ruling this morning, taking a hard line on lawyers that fail to comply with judicial directions.
What has financier Nathaniel Rothschild got in common with strip club owner Peter Stringfellow? We know you’re thinking highlights and thongs, but you’d be mistaken.
The past few weeks have been a legal and financial rollercoaster for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and its client Deutsche Bank.
High-profile cases have been rearing their heads this week with Plebgate and the David Miranda case both hitting headlines again as well as news of $3bn of claims filed – and lost - against the Kazakhstan government.
Herbert Smith Freehills has named Tokyo managing partner Peter Godwin as the firm’s new regional head of disputes in Asia.
The world’s top 50 litigation practices generated a record $24.3bn (£14.9bn) last year, exclusive new data produced by The Lawyer for this year’s Global Litigation Top 50 report has revealed.
Beleaguered Law Society officials are braced for up to 1,000 angry criminal legal aid solicitors to swamp a special meeting in less than a fortnight’s time as the row over Chancery Lane’s leadership peaks.
Litigation is an engine room of firms’ earnings but many clients, keen to keep a grip on the purse-strings, are forcing a reworking of fee arrangements
The hourly rate is fast becoming an anachronism and firms must heed client warnings and foster more flexible solutions, say general counsel
A round-up of some of the most prominent corporate and litigation work that has been keeping offshore lawyers busy