HSF pay shakeup: Tinkering won’t make the top players stay

HSF sees its focus on clients and sectors as the attributes that differentiate it from its competitors. The question that remains is whether there is enough to offer partners internally to make them stay, following its remuneration review at the end of last year.

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Top tips for litigation: ThinkHouse foundations

Understanding what you need to do when faced with the prospect of litigation is essential for in-house counsel. In this webinar Ana Lelliott provides her top tips for dealing with commercial disputes, discusses when to litigate or consider alternative options and provides a quick refresher on privilege and without prejudice.

Ontario Court of Appeal confirms: No cap on Family Law Act damages in Ontario

In Moore v 7595611 Canada Corp, the Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed that there is no maximum cap for loss of care, guidance and companionship damages under the Family Law Act in Ontario. Family members (spouse, children, grandchildren, parents, grandparents, or siblings) of an injured or deceased person can seek these damages in a tort claim where the injury or death occurred due to the fault or negligence of another person.

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Second Deepcut inquest into the death of Sean Benton commences

Bridget Dolan QC and Jamie Mathieson are acting as ‘Counsel to the Inquest’ at the fresh inquest into the death of Private Sean Benton at Deepcut barracks in Surrey in 1995. The ‘Nominated Judge’ Coroner, HH Peter Rook QC, will hear evidence from over 150 witnesses in sittings that will run from January to Easter 2018. John Beggs […]

Freshfields trio exit to set up German boutique

A trio of partners in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s German offices are to leave the firm to launch a boutique. Environmental, planning and regulatory partner Wolf Spieth is exiting the firm, having led its Berlin office for a number of years. Spieth is one of 10 partners in Freshfields’ Berlin office.

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