Calls for reform of the CMA will be music to the ears of claimant litigators.
If Latham’s growth rate continues unabated, its future home could end up offering proportionately less space per staff member.
DMH Stallard has reached critical mass size – but it now has more work to do to secure its future.
Fans of celebrity showdowns will be denied their thrills this year following the Duchess of Sussex’s successful application for summary judgment against Associated Newspapers, but the Daily Mail’s favourite law firm still has a full pipeline for 2021. Over the last few years RPC partner Keith Mathieson has also fastened his grip on defence work […]
UK law firms are starting to pay back employees’ salaries as the economy recovers.
Prep courses for the new SQE are now being unveiled, and solicitor hopefuls will have to puzzle their way through the wide array of options.
Linklaters has hired Jonathan Jones QC, the former Treasury Solicitor and head of the UK Government Legal Department (GLD), months after he decided to leave his post. Jones’ departure was revealed last August as the UK Government faced scrutiny over its plans to clarify parts of the Northern Ireland protocol, which formed a section of […]
A London-based capital markets partner at Hogan Lovells is leaving the firm to launch his own legal tech business. Raj Panasar had joined Hogan Lovells in early 2020 from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, where he had spent his whole career. An expert on international financing transactions, he represents multiple issuers, including emerging market and […]
The unexpected renovation of BPP Law School’s Holborn campus has sparked outrage among law students who are paying a premium for studying in London but remain unable to use the facilities. In photos published on social media, the Holborn building appears stripped of all fittings and furniture, with BPP since confirming that the campus is […]
Clifford Chance and Allen & Overy acted alongside two US firms on a deal that will see PE powerhouse KKR become a major shareholder of Finland’s biggest electricity distribution company. The two magic circle firms were on the opposite sides of a deal that ended in KKR and Canadian pension fund Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan […]
Clyde & Co would be at “risk of criminal prosecution” if it was to hand over funds held in an escrow account for PetroSaudi Oil, a judge has ruled, as multiple authorities claim the funds are connected to the 1MDB scandal. The dispute is a spin-off from the 1Malaysia Development (1MDB) fraud investigation, with anti-corruption […]
South West firm Trethowans has appointed a new managing partner. Personal injury lawyer Chris Whiteley has led the firm since 2015 but head of corporate Mike Watson is set to take over from 1 April. Whiteley is to become senior partner and will remain on the board. “Mike has been my right hand person and […]