Our Verdict: Meta avoids huge class action suit; and Credit Suisse victorious in £66m compensation clash

This week saw the Competition Appeals Tribunal stay a proposed class action claim against Meta and the Financial Ombudsman lose out at the High Court. Meanwhile at the Court of Appeal, a former Credit Suisse employee failed in his loss of earnings bid after a criminal conviction in Romania saw him lose out on millions of pounds of earnings

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City associates offered partner-style pay in Boies recruitment drive

Boies Schiller is giving UK associates the option of either partner-style “formula compensation” or standard salaries to recruit and retain new talent, The Lawyer can reveal. Each City associate at Boies Schiller can now choose whether to receive a standard market competitive annual bonus or instead be paid a percentage of the number hours they […]


Project Millennial: Seven years on

In January 2016, The Lawyer embarked on a new project. We found five fresh-faced young newly-qualified solicitors and decided to follow them in their careers. Seven years on, we are revisiting them to find out how they are doing. Five is an admittedly small sample size, but their fates to date make for interesting reading. […]