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$13.8bn Russia dispute: Sanctioned defendant prevented from dissipating assets

Russian state-controlled pipeline operator Transneft has had a notification injunction made against it to prevent it from dissipating assets in the latest update to the $13.8bn lawsuit filed by jailed Russian businessman Ziyavudin Magomedov against 22 defendants. In December 2022, Magomedov was sentenced to 19 years in jail for embezzlement alongside his brother, having already spent more […]

Spotlight: Charities and churches keep Winckworth busy

Christmas is a giving time of year, so this week on The Lawyer’s Litigation Tracker, we’re focusing on Winckworth Sherwood’s charities practice. How the firm is structured means that 60 to 70 lawyers work on charity matters at any given time due to its substantial ecclesiastical, property (including social housing) and education practice groups, so it’s […]


Claim Spotter: Tesla, Entain and phone giants

Tesla files first UK patent claim Electric car manufacturer Tesla has hit tech company Interdigital with a part 7 patents and registered designs claim. Tesla produces electric vehicles, with its Model Y SUV topping the global charts of best-selling electric cars in both 2022 and 2023. Interdigital develops video and wireless technology used in mobile […]