Spotlight: Morgan Lewis takes on the war in the sky

This week on Spotlight, we check out the aviation disputes team at Morgan Lewis & Bockius as it brings a large number of operator policy claims against insurers in the mammoth Russian aviation litigation, which featured in The Lawyer’s top 20 cases of 2024.  The market: Aviation is both an extremely international and consistently high-value industry. An issue […]

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The Hearing: The rise of dual-firm litigation

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Hearing, your weekly insider’s guide to the UK litigation market. The new Serious Fraud Office (SFO) chief gave his first speech since taking office, giving the broadsheets a raft of headlines about paying whistle-blowers. Corporate and white collar crime investigations lawyers have been short of work in recent […]


Claim spotter: IP clash breaks out in Big Pharma, while Hilton takes on Zurich

Pharma wars: Hampshire firm takes on Aspirin producer An IP battle has begun between Hampshire-headquartered Aspire Pharma and German behemouth Bayer after the former filed a part 7 ‘patents and registered designs’ claim on Wednesday 7 February. Bayer is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, responsible for products including Aspirin, Claritin and Rennie, […]

Spotlight: Withers has a Valentine’s deal for you

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we’re feeling romantic at The Lawyer. As shops and restaurants cash in on flower sales and candlelit dinners, law firms are approaching “pre-nup season.” For this week’s Spotlight, we put Withers’ family and divorce team under the microscope. The market: “There’s always gossip in the family law world”, says […]

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The Hearing: The Bar Council chair wants you to be concerned

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Hearing. This week, we tell you why climate lawyers are talking about a case in New Zealand, and we dive into the data of this year’s Top 10 Appeals. But first, perceived threats to London’s place in international litigation have grown in recent years. Now, two leaders are […]