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.
Eurostar has delayed its panel review until spring 2015, granting Burges Salmon, CMS Cameron McKenna and Osborne Clarke a four-month reprieve.
September saw the beginning of the end for Bingham McCutchen as its London partners decided to jump ship to Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.
BLM, Clarke Willmott and Penningtons Manches are among the firms to have been newly appointed to the Housing Associations’ Legal Alliance (HALA) refreshed panel.
Readers remained heated in August, as the storm surrounding marketing professionals’ salaries raged on. Meanwhile, Cooley was busy making informal job offers to a number of Edwards Wildman Palmer partners, and Nabarro began offering fixed fee deals to clients across its litigation practice.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is leading negotiations for BT on a £12.5bn deal to acquire telecoms operator EE, whose joint owners Orange and Deutsche Telekom are being represented by Norton Rose Fulbright and Clifford Chance.
Too focused on the top line; a haphazard international strategy; no strategic direction. How will the firm answer its critics?
Given the growth in the amount of data businesses create and store, it’s a good point in time to determine how companies and law firms are working with eDiscovery and computer forensics.
UK 200 figures show that Olswang has lagged behind its TMT competitors over time, and it will shortly have to cope with the arrival of Cooley in London. With CEO David Stewart now out the door, does the firm have a plan?
The UK Market Register shows the extent to which US firms, notably Baker & McKenzie, Latham & Watkins and White & Case, are now entrenched in the UK legal market.
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The Rolling Stones were in the press recently, after leaked court documents revealed confidential medical information on the band members.
Pompous, paranoid, deluded – just three of the things managing partners definitely are not.