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Mishcon leads for cab companies in second Uber clash

Uber has been hit with a new claim in the Commercial Court from some of London’s biggest taxi companies, according to the public filing system. Filed yesterday (24 June), Mishcon de Reya leads for Addison Lee, Green Tomato Cars, Brunel Carriage and Comcab (London) in a part 7 ‘Other’ claim filed against Uber London, Dutch […]

Harbottles becomes first firm to report revenue after year-end switch

Harbottle & Lewis has announced its firmwide revenue after switching its financial year-end due to new HMRC tax rules. The firm managed to surpass £50m for the first time over a 12-month period. HMRC’s rules, which took effect from the 2023/24 financial year starting 6 April, seek to simplify tax payments by taxing a business’ […]

“Seemed very good:” Reform Party KC under fire for praising Putin in Salisbury

A King’s Counsel standing for the Reform UK party in Salisbury has come under fire after describing his encounter with Russian President Vladimir Putin at an election hustings. Asked if a Reform government would continue to support Ukraine in its war with Russia, Julian Malins KC said: “I have actually met Putin and had a 10-minute […]

Carter-Ruck instructed by Farage in Mail on Sunday-Kremlin spat

Carter-Ruck has been instructed by Reform UK leader Nigel Farage following a Mail on Sunday story published yesterday (23 June). The story was headlined “Zelensky: Farage is infected with ‘virus of Putin’” and quoted the Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, condemning him. A source in the Ukrainian presidential office is understood to have told the BBC […]

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Simmons takes on salmon producers in £382m class action

Some of the world’s largest salmon producers are being hit with a new class action, alleging unlawful collusion to increase salmon prices for consumers. Simmons & Simmons is representing class representative Waterside, a special purpose vehicle represented by Anne Heal, former OpenReach managing director of strategy and regulatory affairs group director at BT. The claim […]

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