Spotlight: Meet the litigation boutique paying the Cravath scale

This week on Spotlight, we’re looking at the inner workings and strategy of disputes boutique Pallas Partners, which won Litigation Boutique of the Year at The Lawyer Awards earlier this month. Origin: Pallas was launched in 2022 following a high-profile split-off from Boies Schiller Flexner’s London office when Natasha Harrison, ex-deputy chair of the US […]


The Hearing: Securities is the new competition

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Hearing, your weekly insider’s guide to the UK litigation market. This week, McDermott Will & Emery is making inroads into London’s litigation market, and arbitration numbers continue to rise. But first, are securities cases the new competition class actions? The wait goes on: Last week’s development that Serco […]


Coldplay settles multimillion-pound case with former manager

Coldplay has settled its multimillion-pound dispute with former manager David Holmes, The Lawyer can reveal. Holmes, who managed the band for 17 years from 2005 to 2022, initially sued band members Chris Martin, Will Champion, Jonny Buckland and Guy Berryman for £10m in August last year. Engaging Bird & Bird’s London office head Phil Sherrell, […]