Spotlight: Pro bono isn’t an add-on for HogLov

With six lawyers in London dedicated to pro bono, Hogan Lovells takes on matters ranging from coroner inquests, human trafficking compensation and war crime claims. The market: Hogan Lovells isn’t alone in putting forward teams of lawyers to take on pro bono matters. Clients are demanding to know what their external advisers are doing in […]

Claim Spotter: EasyGroup files new trademark suit

EasyGroup v Easyfun The venture capital conglomerate EasyGroup, owners of EasyJet and the Easy family of brands, has launched a passing off and trademarks claim against musician Finn Keane, who goes by the stage name of Easyfun. EasyGroup, represented by Stephenson Harwood, has an extensive history of lodging similar IP claims against businesses using the […]

Spotlight: Fieldfisher’s commercial crime team is one to stake out

This week on The Lawyer’s Litigation Tracker, we examine Fieldfisher’s young commercial crime team comprising “blood and guts” crime lawyers and civil fraud specialists as they bolster their reputation in this highly active space. The market: It’s an exciting time to be a commercial crime lawyer. The new director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) Nick Ephgrave is […]