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Claim Spotter: Comedian lines up Soho Theatre defamation suit

Comedian sues Soho Theatre over alleged defamation Comedian Paul Currie has filed a part 7 – defamation claim against London’s Soho Theatre. The Belfast performer attracted headlines in February after a Jewish attendee to his show at the Theatre was allegedly told to “get out” and left after feeling “unsafe” and “threatened.” The theatre subsequently […]

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In court this week: Trucks funding and Covid-19 lateral flow tests

CAT to consider new funding agreement for class action The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) will consider a revised funding agreement in the class action brought by the Road Haulage Association (RHA) against a group of truck manufacturers on Thursday (18 July) for one day. Originally, claims were brought by the RHA, represented by Addleshaw Goddard […]


Russian oligarch spat comes to an end in loss for Quinn

The long-running dispute between business partner adversaries Vladimir Chernukhin, represented by Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, and Oleg Deripaska, defended by Quillon Law, has finally ended, with Quinn failing to get Deripaska sent to prison for contempt of court. The Court of Appeal on Tuesday (9 July) refused to grant Chernukhin, the former Russian deputy […]

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Claim Spotter: O’Melveny and Dorsey on call in musical disputes

O’Melveny & Myers files fresh claim for sheet music publisher Hal Leonard O’Melveny & Myers has brought a new breach of contract claim on behalf of sheet music publisher Hal Leonard Europe against classical music publisher Wise Music Group and its subsidiaries. The claim comes just two months after Wise Music Group, which The Lawyer […]


In court this week: Apple, Amazon and the London Metal Exchange

London Metal Exchange back in court over $12bn nickel trade cancellation After the world’s leading centre for trading in industrial metals, the London Metal Exchange, cancelled nickel trades valued up to $12bn following an unexpected price spike in 2022, US hedge fund Elliott Associates brought a judicial review against the LME. The claimants, Elliott Associates […]