Linklaters

Linklaters fights back against sexual harassment allegations

Linklaters and a former tech COO of the firm today embarked on their defence against sexual harassment claims that are being pursued by a former paralegal in the London Central Employment Tribunal. The case concerns allegations against Partha Mudgil, who left Linklaters’ Nakhoda startup back in February 2020 having been chief operating officer (COO) of […]

fraud

4 New Square switches to Pinsents in cyber attack response

Pinsent Masons is assisting 4 New Square as the set continues to carry out its legal response to a recent ransomware attack. RPC was previously instructed to deal with the initial stages of the City set’s High Court litigation, with partner Rupert Cowper-Coles securing a High Court injunction for 4 New Square in late June. […]

english courts

In court this week: HSBC, Servier and SCOR

The sprawling dispute between the ECU Group and HSBC kicks off in the Commercial Court this week, with the bank seeking to defend itself from claims of market manipulation. Listed in The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases for 2021, it stems from initial claims of forex rigging issued by the investment manager back in 2016. It […]