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CC goes back to the future

We don’t really want to dwell on the fact that this is the most depressing day of the year, chiefly because it’s a load of made-up nonsense sold to the world by some evil genius of a PR numpty. So let’s instead talk about a constituency of people for whom depression can be alleviated with […]

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Howrey vice-chair quits as Kilpatrick swoops for Taipei outpost

Three Howrey partners have left to join US rivals Dewey & LeBoeuf, including vice-chairman Henry Bunsow, and the firm’s Taipei office has been acquired by US firm Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton. Three Howrey partners have left to join US rivals Dewey & LeBoeuf, including vice-chairman Henry Bunsow, and the firm’s Taipei office has been acquired […]

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Appleby, Conyers Dill & Pearman make redundancies in Bermuda

Appleby and Conyers Dill & Pearman have both made redundancies in their Bermuda offices as work flows remain sluggish in the offshore jurisdiction. Appleby and Conyers Dill & Pearman have both made redundancies in their Bermuda offices as work flows remain sluggish in the offshore jurisdiction. Appleby, the world’s largest offshore law firm, confirmed it […]

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Pillsbury profits rise 10 per cent as revenues remain static

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has posted a 10 per cent increase in average profit per equity partner (PEP) for the 2010 financial year off the back of flat revenue growth. The US firm, which is among the first to unveil its results so far this year, posted a PEP of $1.045m, up from $950,000 in […]

Brick Court silk proves causation of loss is vital in damages claims

Claimants must prove causation of loss if follow-on damages claims are to be successful, the Court of Appeal (CoA) has ruled. Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) partner Douglas Lahnborg instructed Monckton Chambers’ Paul Lasok QC to represent appellants Enron Coal Services (ECS) in its case against English, Welsh & Scottish Railways (EWS). In 2006, EWS […]

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