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Legal order that “guarantees good” must be properly funded, says Boris Johnson. Legal order that “guarantees good” must be properly funded, says Boris Johnson. Last week’s Global Law Summit (GLS) was billed as an event to showcase the best of the UK’s legal profession and, in three packed days, it largely lived up to the […]

Global Law Summit: business, government and lawyers

 The Global Law Summit – a three-day conference focusing on the future of the legal profession and the rule of law – is well underway at Westminster’s Queen Elizabeth II conference centre. As the constant flow of Tweets direct from the summit show, the sessions are engaging delegates in a debate about how lawyers and […]


Linklaters projects partners Hagopian and Ijaz quit for Milbank

Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy has hired a pair of Linklaters projects partners, Matthew Hagopian and Manzer Ijaz. Hagopian is co-head of Linklaters’ global energy sector, and leads its US law energy and project finance practice globally. Dual-qualified in England and New York, he has been a partner at the magic circle firm since joining […]

Midlands care home poisoning case: No5 Chambers lawyers help ensure prosecution

Adrian Keeling QC and Matthew Brook prosecuted the care home poisoning case Melissa Swift of West Bromwich admitted three charges of attempted murder and two counts of making threats to kill. Birmingham Crown Court heard that Swift added bleach to drinks bottles in a communal fridge at Goldfield Court, a care home in West Bromwich. […]

This week’s top 15 legal briefings – 01 March 2015

When we read the headline ‘Judges behaving badly’, we naturally think of Lords Sumption and Neuberger hanging out together in a poky flat, drinking beer and occasionally trying to woo Baroness Hale upstairs with hilarious consequences. We may write the script one day, but for now you’ll have to make do with this, frankly more […]

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