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Norton Rose has recruited its first London criminal law specialist with the hire of longstanding Bindmans partner and crime head Neil O’May.
King’s Cross firm Bindmans has been recommended by a left-wing blog as the firm of choice for those arrested in relation to London riots.
A group of around 40 businesses has turned to Bindmans in a bid to tackle the organisers of the London Olympics over compensation.
Bindmans is taking the Tony Nicklinson ‘right to die’ case to the Court of Appeal (CoA) after his wife Jane was given permission to proceed with her late husband’s legal battle.
Bindmans and Leigh Day & Co have today lost joined up cases on the ‘right to die’ and assisted suicide after a judge ruled that it was the role of parliament to consider changes to the law.
The High Court has given permission for Bindmans to bring a ‘right to die’ matter before the courts after it threw out the Ministry of Justice’s (MoJ) strike out application.
Clyde & Co senior partner Michael Payton is one of five lawyers to be awarded honorary Queen’s Counsel this year.
Speechly Bircham has moved to clarify its relationship with a private investigation agency after the law firm was mentioned in connection with an investigation about payments to police officers.
Bindmans have been replaced as the solicitors advising the protestors occupying space outside St Paul’s Cathedral by public order specialists Kaim Todner Solicitors.
London firm Bindmans has been much in the news this year, winning a number of instructions relating to the News of the World (NoW) phone-hacking scandal and having its contact details passed out to London rioters.
A City firm has settled a disability discrimination claim brought by a former employee for £1.3m under a confidential agreement.
Two law firms, Public Interest Lawyers and RMNJ, have successfully fought a judicial review case against the Legal Services Commission (LSC).
Bindmans has launched judicial review proceedings against the Metropolitan Police over claims it failed to adequately investigate allegations of phone hacking at Sunday tabloid News of the World (NoW).
The co-directors of spread-betting firm Blue Index, James Sanders and James Swallow, and Sanders’ wife Miranda have been sentenced for their part in an international insider dealing scam.
High Court judge Mr Justice Vos has ordered firms involved in the wave of phone-hacking cases to find a more efficient method of working or risk their clients being forced into a group litigation order [GLO] represented by a single firm.
Clifford Chance’s former senior partner Stuart Popham has been made an honorary QC in this year’s silks appointments round.
This week’s legal market moves.
Ministry of Justice unveils this year’s honorary silk list, with Baroness Deech, Professor Geraldine Van Bueren and CEDR deputy chief executive Eileen Carroll getting the nod.
It was only a matter of time before what was probably the biggest law firm story of 2012 spilled over into 2013. In fact, getting almost three whole days into the new year without a Dewey & LeBoeuf story should be considered good going. But it could only last so long, and news of how much the failed firm’s bankruptcy has so far cost in US advisory fees ...
Matrix Chambers’ Tom Linden QC has helped strip-club owner Peter Stringfellow win his appeal over whether a £200,000-a-year stripper was an employee of his club.
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