Barclays looks set to spend a healthy chunk of time at the High Court this year, no matter how hard it tries to resist
It’s a topic that comes up for discussion time and again: civil litigation costs. The senior judiciary is pushing for proportionate costs in the civil courts.
Many civil barristers are used to dealing with high-profile figures but few individuals are in the same league as Nelson Mandela.
What constitutes Greek yoghurt in the eyes of the law? A year after Mr Justice Briggs smoothed out a major IP battle between two major yoghurt manufacturers, the case was back in the London courts for a second outing.
The English court system – a game of two halves? On the one hand barristers are protesting against legal aid cuts, while on the other a Saudi Royal family has taken up three years of court time in their battle to have a case heard ...
39 Essex Street’s Jenni Richards QC successfully persuaded the High Court that a widow has the right to save her dead husband’s frozen sperm so that she could have his children in the future.
Four solicitors in Hong Kong, including Allen & Overy’s (A&O) litigation consultant Kevin Kee, have been granted higher rights of audience by way of assessment.
Financial services dispute resolution body Prime Finance has recruited another 16 senior lawyers for its panel of experts, bringing the number on the list to more than 100.
The Excalibur fiasco has exposed the failings in third-party funding. Can the Association of Litigation Funders strike through the shambles?
While litigators look forward to a vintage year in court, we look back at what happened in the top cases of last year
(1) JP Morgan Chase Bank plc (2) JP Morgan Securities Ltd v (1) Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) Anstalt öffentlichen Rechts v Clifford Chance Partnerschaftsgesellschaft von Rechtsanwälten, Wirtschaftsprüfern, Steuerberatern und Solicitors When? January 2014, 40 days. Where? Commercial Court, Judge TBC