DLA Piper settles multimillion-pound dispute

DLA Piper has ended a three-year dispute with the liquidators of military biotech startup Enigma, The Lawyer understands. The settlement means that DLA Piper – which sat comfortably at the top of The Lawyer’s UK200 rankings by revenue and headcount – has evaded a £61m claim levelled against it in 2021. Enigma’s liquidators alleged that […]

Iphone Apple

In court this week: Apple, Kuwait fraud and glass manufacturers

Glass manufacturer levels conspiracy allegations against former family owners German glass manufacturer Vandaglas – previously AEQUITA – has been on an expansion spree since 2019, acquiring and taking over glass makers in the Netherlands, Austria, the UK, and Switzerland in the last five years alone, cementing itself as a giant in the European industry. However, […]

Construction dispute

Spotlight: Can Mayer Brown fix it? Yes it can

This week for The Lawyer’s Spotlight feature, we want to draw your attention to the world of construction and engineering disputes at Mayer Brown. The firm’s London litigation team, which houses 40 lawyers in construction and engineering, has been busy bringing a landmark cladding claim this year, which was featured as one of The Lawyer’s top […]