Spotlight: Eversheds’ sanctions team goes global

This February marked the two-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the single largest imposition of sanctions by the international community as a result. This week, we focus on Eversheds’ sanctions team, with over 60 lawyers handling matters worldwide. The market: Sanctions compliance is vital for any entity doing business on an international scale, […]


Claim spotter: Argentinian oil case hits UK court, while Barclays targets Russia’s largest private bank

Multibillion-dollar Argentinian oil case lands in UK court Petersen Energia, the energy arm of a major Argentine banking group, secured a victory in a US court last September, with a $16bn judgment against the Argentinian government. Now, the legal battle has moved to the Commercial Court in the UK, as Petersen pursues further claims against […]

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In court this week: Dieselgate, Clydes and counter-terrorism powers

Wealthy businessman sues former legal advisers Heading to the Commerical Court today (11 March) for five days is the professional negligence case brought by businessman Riad Al Sadik against Clyde & Co, two barristers from XXIV Old Buildings and Harney Westwood & Riegels. Al Sadik, a wealthy businessman who lives in Dubai, invested $136m in […]

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Spotlight: The firm fighting for women at work

This week on Spotlight, we’re bringing you an International Women’s Day special, with employment and discrimination boutique Didlaw.  The market: The last two years have seen mass redundancies at large companies make headlines as global economic headwinds continue to see organisations face financial pressure. Proving a woman has been made redundant in a mass redundancy round […]