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Keith Mathieson

Wishful thinking

With Lord Justice Leveson preparing to unveil his report into media standards this week, Keith Mathieson shares his wish list of what it will contain – A loud and lengthy declaration that the UK is one of the world’s great democracies because we have a free press. – Grateful recognition of the glories of our […]


Salans partners prepare for public vote on firm’s three-way merger

Salans, SNR Denton and Canada’s Fraser Milner Casgrain (FMC) are gearing up to approve the firms’ three-way merger today in a process that sees Salans partners forced to announce how they vote to their colleagues. Salans management figures will gather in Paris today for a midday meeting in which the public vote will take place, […]

Paul Brown

Cameron’s reforms are misguided

Reforming judicial review procedures will not lead to a better system but will punish those who need it most There are five reasons why the proposed reform of judicial review procedures is misguided. First, it is based on a false premise. The stated object of the exercise is to “speed up development and boost economic […]


Integreon opens City review centre as trend for onshore LPOs advances

Legal process outsourcer (LPO) Integreon is to open a legal document review centre in its London office as the trend for onshore LPOs continues to pick up. The service, which will be based in Integreon’s and CMS’s existing City base, will be the second UK LPO facility the outsourcer has launched this year following a […]

South Korea’s Kim & Chang prepares for Hong Kong launch

One of South Korea’s ‘big four’ law firms, Kim & Chang, is set to launch in Hong Kong after receiving a licence from local authorities. Seoul-headquartered Kim & Chang will launch an office in Hong Kong in the near future after receiving a licence to practise as a registered foreign law office. The office will […]

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