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A court room six-pointer: Pinsents secures appeal win for Everton

Everton Football Club’s landmark 10-point penalty has been reduced to six following a successful appeal by Pinsent Masons against the Linklaters-advised Premier League. Pinsents instructed One Essex Court’s Laurence Rabinowitz KC for the appeal with the team reducing an an independent commission decision in November to dock Everton 10 points for breaches of the League’s […]


Linklaters’ managing partner: “Lockstep is not an issue anymore”

Linklaters’ global managing partner Paul Lewis has reiterated his firm’s desire to grow significantly in the US and hinted there is now no ceiling to the level it is prepared to pay for lateral hires. Lewis’s comments, which are likely to have recruitment consultants salivating on both sides of the Atlantic, appear in this month’s […]


£9bn wiped off Merricks’ £10bn class action, says Freshfields

Mastercard’s lawyers at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have claimed that the latest judgment in the long-running class action means 90 per cent of the case brought by class representative Walter Merricks “fails factually.” The interchange fee collective action, brought by Merricks on behalf of 45.5 million UK Mastercard customers, is the first class action to have […]

Signal Research Reports

Linklaters and the race for the global elite

This report contains: The Lawyer‘s new global elite index which ranks firms on four key financial metrics analysis of the magic circle firms’ growth trajectories in the US insights from industry experts on firms poised for global dominance in the next decade detailed analysis of the magic circles practice area performance using data from The […]

How Europe’s elite firms are using London

This report includes: an analysis of 35 firms that featured in our annual European 100 with a London office the growing optimism and opportunities for these firms in London’s future insight into the secondment strategies of European law firms

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