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The Hearing: Mishcon, Pallas, Beer KC and Monckton sweep the awards

Welcome to The Hearing, your weekly insider’s guide to the UK litigation market. On Tuesday evening, around 1,000 people dressed in their finery descended on London’s Park Lane for the annual The Lawyer awards. The four awards dedicated to disputes lawyers celebrated litigation’s best performances over the past year, with Mishcon de Reya, Pallas Partners, […]

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The Hearing: It’s awards season in Singapore upon Thames

Welcome to The Hearing, your weekly insider’s guide to the UK’s litigation market. After London International Disputes Week concluded on Friday, normal service has resumed for the UK’s litigators – and what a busy week it is. Not only is the first section 90A FSMA case finally coming to trial in what could be a […]

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The Hearing: £150,000? Junior barristers are laughing

Welcome to the Hilary term and welcome back to The Hearing, your weekly insider’s guide to the UK litigation market. As the market gears up for the busy dash to summer, three of The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases are set to hit the courts this month: British American Tobacco’s $800m challenge to PwC over its […]

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The Hearing: Can anyone stop Addleshaw Goddard?

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Hearing, your weekly insider’s guide to the UK’s litigation market. It is the May 1 and hundreds of lawyers are stepping into their first day as new partners. Litigation promotions were a mixed bag across US firms. Several major players, namely Quinn Emanuel and Hogan Lovells, did not […]

The Hearing: How lawyers are preparing for new Rwanda litigation

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Hearing, your insider’s guide to the UK litigation market. As the Lords and the Commons finally settled on the new Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill in the early hours of Tuesday morning, attention began to shift to how the Government planned, both practically and legally, to […]

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The Hearing: PhosAgro could be one of the last oligarch showdowns

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Hearing, your weekly insider’s guide to the UK litigation market. This week, the UK Government wants more people to say they’re sorry, while we consider Monckton Chambers’ strange collection of celebrity tenants. But first, Monday saw the opening day of another Russian oligarch mega-battle in London’s Commercial Court. […]

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The Hearing: Red Bull’s mystery barrister

Welcome to your weekly edition of The Hearing,  your insider’s guide to the UK litigation market. Yesterday marked the last day of the Hilary Court term, so in this final edition of The Hearing before we take next week off, we take a look at the Supreme Court decision that has come as a relief […]

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The Hearing: Slaughters promotions and Quinn’s tough stance

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Hearing, your insider’s guide to the UK litigation market. This week, disputes partner promos in the City are wobbly despite a flourishing market, the biggest ever employment tribunal award has been handed down, and the newest legal dynasty has arrived. Trend? What trend?: The last few months have […]