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Legal Services Board does not want the ‘cab rank’ rule abolished, but to understand its limitations...
11KBW silks Clive Lewis QC and Nigel Giffin QC defeat judicial review bid argued by set-mate Clive Sheldon QC.
The former Ince & Co partner jailed yesterday for defrauding the firm attempted to obtain an OBE by faking letters hailing him as a cancer charity hero, it has emerged.
Lawyers for the Hillsborough victims’ families will lobby for a top prosecutor to work on the new police inquiry into the 1989 disaster.
Kari Hansen takes a look at dual vicarious liability in light of the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Catholic Child Welfare Society case...
It seems that David Cameron is a firm believer in the old adage that no government ever lost votes by attacking the legal profession. After LASPO’s cuts to legal aid provision, the coalition is now gunning for judicial reviews (JR).
The recent decision by the court in the claim brought by Guardian Care Homes against Barclays (see story 30 October 2012), allowing the claimant to bring the manipulation of LIBOR into a case on hedge mis-selling, highlights the storm clouds that still gather around the banking sector and may indicate a lack of trust of banks in the Courts.
As was reported last week (24 October 2012), the Supreme Court has handed down its much anticipated judgment in Rubin v Eurofinance (see judgment here).
The Commercial Court has struck out a claim as an abuse of process, because the central issues had previously been decided against the claimant in an arbitration.
The fact that litigation will be resolved by the court system irrespective of what is happening to asset prices in the wider economy makes third-party litigation funding an attractive option, says Claire Madden...