With arbitrators fleeing firms for boutiques and new rules expected from the LCIA any day it’s an exciting time to be in the settlement business
The SFO is still nursing its scars after a bruising Dahdelah trial last month, but the £18.5m price tag on its battle with the Tchenguiz brothers will only ...
The multi-billion pound case vigorously pursued against Addleshaw Goddard client Mukhtar Ablyazov by Kazakhstan’s JSC BTA Bank is set to take a new turn when it reaches the Supreme Court later this year
It’s no easy task being the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). Fighting multi-million pound blockbuster litigation with an ever-decreasing budget is alarming.
It involves the state, the media, the monarchy and the judiciary. No wonder today’s Court of Appeal judgment over Prince Charles’s infamous “spider letters” has racked up headlines.
The liquidators of Bernard L. Madoff feeder fund Fairfield Sentry, represented by British Virgin Islands (BVI) firm Forbes Hare and Macfarlanes, have lost two key points before the Privy Council in an important judgment.
The Supreme Court is to examine the scope of a solicitor’s duty and whether they are legally required to warn clients about commercial risks.
Litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has dropped out of The Lawyer’s annual top 30 international firms in London table this year following the resolution of two of its largest cases during 2013 and a reduction in UK turnover of 28 per cent.
A new breed of lawyer is smoothing the path for companies entering emerging or unstable jurisdictions
As well as the famous ‘Treasury Devil’ James Eadie, a select few QCs form the Supreme Court’s star line-up
The surge of oligarchs heading to London for their court battles is slacking off. But Russia still holds potential for those advisers ready to tread carefully