UK lawyers aid Ugandan U-turn on death penalty

Sign in or register to continue reading.

Gain access to the latest news from The Lawyer.com, our jobs board, career insight and much more.

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Latest Briefings

Slovenia – Cryptocurrency services to prevent money-laundering

By Anže Skodlar Crypto assets and among them cryptocurrencies, which this article focuses on, have proven themselves as an eminent opportunity in many aspects of the new digital economy, giving birth to new innovative enterprises and enabling exchange of value in a decentralized manner. This is also evident in Slovenia, being a well-known hub of successful […]

Establishment of innovation scientific and technological centres in Russia and other incentives for participants

By Yana Dianova Since August 10, 2017, the Federal Law of July 29, 2017 No. 216-FZ has been in effect in Russia, providing for the legal basis for establishment and operation of innovation scientific and technological centres in order to implement the priorities of the scientific and technological development of the Russian Federation, increase the investment […]

Russia signs application of special economic measures due to unfriendly actions of Ukraine

By Yana Dianova On 22 October 2018, the President of the Russian Federation signed Decree No. 592 “On the application of special economic measures in connection with the unfriendly actions of Ukraine in relation to citizens and legal entities of the Russian Federation”, according to which the federal government bodies, local authorities, organizations and individuals under […]

Can your workplace deal with sexual harassment allegations?

By Paula Rome Although harassment is firmly front and centre in the media it would appear in a large number of workplaces there has been little practical impact. If we now have a newly empowered workforce who are willing to raise issues and employers are not dealing having to deal with issues then some employers […]

Recommended

Finch quits Linklaters to take the helm at Liberty

Linklaters property partner Sir Robert Finch is leaving the firm once more, this time to take-up the role of chairman of Liberty International, the FTSE 100 shopping centre company. Finch rejoined Linklaters in February after serving as Lord Mayor of the City of London during 2004. However, he will now officially retire from the firm’s […]

Eversheds finally gets German friend after Teutonic torment

It has been a search that has straddled millennia, but Eversheds has finally found a friend in Germany that it can call its own. While jumping into bed with a firm that is only six months’ old may look a little bit desperate, the German firm it has ended up with – Munich’s Heisse Kursawe […]

39 Essex Street forks out £1.8m on refit

Civil set 39 Essex Street has spent £1.8m – more than 10 per cent of its annual turnover – on a refurbishment to bring its premises up to date. The refit, which was unveiled last week, included gutting the Middle Temple chambers’ Edwardian building and equipping it for the 21st century. 39 Essex Street now has […]

White & Case LA office in harassment scandal

White & Case has drafted in Seyfarth Shaw to defend it against an explosive discrimination and harassment claim by a gay senior associate. Los Angeles (LA)-based corporate associate Chris-topher ‘Marty’ Meekins filed a claim earlier this month detailing a raft of allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination. It alleges that two LA partners, Jerry Bloom […]

Lovells scores Court of Appeal victory for BCCI liquidators

Lovells is today (22 June) celebrating a Court of Appeal victory on behalf of the liquidators of the Bank of Credit & Commerce International (BCCI) against the Bank of India (BoI). The court has upheld a March 2004 decision by Mr Justice Patten which found that BoI had knowingly participated in BCCI’s fraudulent trading. It […]

In-House & Private Practice Legal Jobs

Stay up-to-date with the latest opportunities on The Lawyer Careers. Each month, more than 8,000 legal roles are added to our site - we'll bring you the best opportunities out there.

Get Started

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here