The Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine's legal reforms have sparked off unprecedented interested in alternative funding schemes, according to legal insurer Greystoke Legal Services. More than 1,000 firms have registered to attend seven seminars on 'after-the-event' legal insurance scheme LawAssist. The seminars are being held in Bournemouth, Bristol, Exeter, Gatwick, Leeds, Newcastle Upon Tyne and Norwich over the next few weeks.
The News of the World, which was forced to apologise to actress Emma Thompson after it wrongly claimed she had made love to a woman known as Michaela de la Cour after the premiere of her film The Winter Guest in Stockholm. The paper admitted the mistake after Field Fisher Waterhouse complained to the Press […]