Irwin Mitchell cuts 46 roles after redundancy process

Irwin Mitchell has announced the loss of 46 roles, after originally stating that 110 positions were at risk in a redundancy consultation. The national outfit confirmed that 46 roles were no longer needed in the business, while adding that 64 jobs had been saved due to a redeployment programme. The firm said this allowed “colleagues […]

Roundtable: The impact of Covid-19 on in-house legal teams

Senior in-house lawyers logged into Microsoft Teams on 1 October to discuss the implications of coronavirus on legal teams. Tuning in from different parts of the world – including The Hague, Brazil and Finland – the discussion centred around the effects the pandemic is having on in-house legal teams and how companies will deal with […]

Hogan Lovells, HSF and Milbank on call in £600m jurisdiction challenge

A group of high-profile financial institutions have triumphed in a jurisdiction challenge against the Kuwaiti state pension fund in a mammoth fraud matter worth over £600m. In an eagerly anticipated judgment, Mr Justice Henshaw ruled in favour of the defendants that fought for the challenge in a four-day hearing in July. This proved a significant […]