Spotlight: Freshfields’ answer to Germany’s mass claims problem

This week on The Lawyer’s Litigation Tracker, we explore Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Mass Claims Unit (MCU). Offering a novel take on how to handle this ever-growing part of the European disputes market, the magic circle firm wants to be a one-stop shop for the largest mass claims and tap into previously unexplored talent pools. The […]

In court this week: Amazon and mammoth water case

£150m water company case heads to the Chancery Division Starting on Wednesday (15 November) for six weeks is the case brought by 100 property search companies against most major water companies, including Northumbrian Water, Anglican Water, United Utilities and South West Water, to name a few.  Over several years, the claimants bought environmental searches from […]

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 […]