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Top tips for litigation: ThinkHouse foundations

Understanding what you need to do when faced with the prospect of litigation is essential for in-house counsel. In this webinar Ana Lelliott provides her top tips for dealing with commercial disputes, discusses when to litigate or consider alternative options and provides a quick refresher on privilege and without prejudice.

Ontario Court of Appeal confirms: No cap on Family Law Act damages in Ontario

In Moore v 7595611 Canada Corp, the Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed that there is no maximum cap for loss of care, guidance and companionship damages under the Family Law Act in Ontario. Family members (spouse, children, grandchildren, parents, grandparents, or siblings) of an injured or deceased person can seek these damages in a tort claim where the injury or death occurred due to the fault or negligence of another person.

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Hygiene giant Colgate Palmolive added Bond Dickinson to its panel just weeks before the merger between Bond Pearce and Dickinson Dees, The Lawyer has learned. Associate legal director Chris Burniston took charge of the review process in March, just months after he joined the company. Both firms pitched to the company prior to the merger […]

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The End of Lawyers…..or Just the Beginning?

Al Giles managing director of Axiom for EMEA and Asia. It’s been a depressing week for many lawyers. BLP started the trend by announcing widespread redundancies. Osborne Clarke, Wragges and others followed. A one-off announcement might be just that for any number of reasons, but taken together these have felt like a real body blow. […]

King & Wood Mallesons’ global ambitions

It could have been a £170m business, edging the top 20 of The Lawyer UK200. But the news today that the talks are off means that Withers and Speechly Bircham join the roll call of Field Fisher Waterhouse and Lawrence Graham, Addleshaws and Nabarro, Field Fisher Waterhouse and Osborne Clarke, and Dundas & Wilson and […]

Walker Morris employment partner speaks at Yorkshire event

More than 250 delegates from Yorkshire companies heard how the government’s programmes and plans to improve employment and employability are being pioneered by businesses in the Yorkshire district at the event hosted by Inspired Neighbourhoods CIC, held at Morrisons’ Head Office in Bradford on 16 May 2013. Walker Morris employment partner Andrew Rayment highlighted the […]

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