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By Christina Gill A recent High Court case has shed some light on the extent to which the courts may imply additional duties into mortgage agreements requiring lenders to make decisions by way of processes that would be “lawful and rational in the public law sense”. Banking Litigation specialist Christina Gill explains UBS AG v Rose Capital […]

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Parallel borderlines

Oh, the charm of symmetries. In the magic circle there’s the competitive dialectic of Linklaters and Freshfields competing for the same FTSE clients, the same banks and the same profitability. In the silver circle Macfarlanes and Travers Smith vie for the choice independent firm referrals. And two Scottish-headquartered firms that have been in head-on combat […]

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Welsh Government unveils slimmed-down panel

Five law firms have been re-appointed to the Welsh Government’s legal panel but three firms have lost their places. Browne Jacobson, Eversheds, Geldards, Hugh James and Morgan Cole have all been appointed to the main advisory panel and have also won appointments on a number of sub-panels. The five firms were all previously appointed to […]

Weil posts 8 per cent rise in profit for 2011

Weil Gotshal & Manges has posted its year-end financials for 2011 that reveal for modest top line growth, with all key metrics ahead of where they were in 2009. Gross revenue rose 3.8 per cent in 2010 from $1.185bn to $1.229bn, while average profit per equity partner jumped 8 per cent to $2.44m. Weil’s executive […]

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LG sues former client over unpaid fees

LG has launched legal action against former client Dr Zaur Leshkasheli for unpaid fees in relation to litigation. Leshkasheli instructed LG in August 2009 in connection with a case being mooted by him, British Virgin Islands company Swinbrook Developments and Isle of Man-based Rosserlane Consultants against Credit Suisse over the forced sale of Caspian Energy […]

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