Women victory power

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 […]


Claim spotter: Taylor Wessing leads as diabetes IP battle looms

Taylor Wessing files debt claim  Southend United was hit with a new winding-up petition on 23 February, signalling continued financial trouble for the club. Then last week, Martin Dawn PLC, the company that owns a majority stake under chairman Ron Martin, was served with a part 7 debt claim from Taylor Wessing. This was filed […]

Defence chess

Spotlight: Meet the Freshfields team defending the most class actions

As revealed exclusively by The Lawyer, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has the most defence side mandates in Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) amid a booming class actions market. We laser in on the team on call.  The market: The interchange fee collective action, brought by class representative Walter Merricks on behalf of 45.5 million UK Mastercard customers, is […]