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No5 Chambers member speaking on financial instruments in Frankfurt

No5 Chambers’ Paul Marshall, a member of No5 Chambers’ commercial group, is to speak in Frankfurt about the mis-selling of financial instruments. The conference is held jointly by the International Committee of the Bar Council of England and Wales and the Deutscher Anwaltverein with its Arbeitsgemeinschaft Bank- und Kapitalmarktrecht on Thursday, 19 February. Paul Marshall will be […]

Eversheds survey suggests UK business support for strike law reform

The majority of UK businesses support strike law reform, says Eversheds. On the back of main political parties’ HR commitments, Eversheds has conducted a study of nearly 400 businesses to gauge their thoughts on these proposals, with some surprising findings. Some of the most interesting findings are around strike laws, with 62 per cent of […]

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Blackstone links up with Ofcom for Big Fat Gypsy Wedding success in High Court

Blackstone Chambers has successfully defended Ofcom against a claim brought by Travellers Movement alleging that Channel 4 programme My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding portrayed travellers in an “unfair and racially stereotypical way”. Charity Travellers Movement put forward a claim against Ofcom after a complaint against Channel 4 programmes My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding and Thelma’s […]

Shearman & Sterling’s London revenue grows by 7 per cent to $144.6m

Shearman & Sterling’s London office increased its revenue from $134.8m to $144.6m (£93.4m) in 2014, marking its fifth year of consecutive growth. The office generated 17.1 per cent of the firm’s total revenue of $845m last year. Globally, the firm’s turnover increased by 3 per cent, from $820.5m in 2013 (20 February 2014).  Shearman’s firmwide […]

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