Wembley final for football shirt price-riggers

In a significant U-turn, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has agreed to hold a joint oral hearing as part of its high-profile inquiry into football shirt price-rigging

Sign in or register to continue reading.

Gain access to the latest news from The Lawyer.com, our jobs board, career insight and much more.

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Latest Briefings

Priority rights in Turkish law

According to the Industrial Property Law, which entered into force on 10 January 2017, an enterprise of goods or services ensure distinguishing from or service goods other undertakings and brand owners to ensure protection of the subject it is turned on and including the names of persons, provided that shown on the register can provide […]

Russia increases duties on US goods

On 23 March 2018, the United States of America introduced a special protective measure in the form of increased customs duties on imports for steel and aluminium products, including those originating from the Russian Federation… …The Government of the Russian Federation by its Decision No. 788 dated July 2018, therefore, introduced import customs duties rates […]

Why Islamic finance fits well in Kazakhstan

Since 1991, Kazakhstan, Central Asia’s largest economy and oil producer, has had to rely on the deteriorating infrastructure it inherited from the Soviet Union. As a result, nearly every piece of public infrastructure (eg roads, hospitals, power plants, kindergartens, sewerages) in Kazakhstan requires a different degree of upgrading or expansion…

Extortion, blackmail, and kidnap for ransom

In this market insight, originally written for CampdenFB, Schillings’ extortion, blackmail and kidnap for ransom specialists, John Chase and Brittany Damora, set out the scope of the threat and what steps family offices and family businesses need to take when faced with this type of critical risk scenario…

The Court of Protection endorses use of the Mental Capacity Act

By Michael Mylonas QC The requirement for written consent in schedule 3 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act has caused difficulties in some notable cases. Last week saw another challenge in which Mrs P needed the consent of her husband who had suffered an irreversible brain injury. She turned to the Mental Capacity Act 2005…

Recommended

Corporate deals round-up

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Martin Taylor) advised the Rank Group on its acquisition of Blue Square, one of the UK’s leading telebetting and internet betting business, for £65m. Blue Square advised by Macfarlanes. Addleshaw Booth & Co (Darryl Cooke, Simon Pilling) advised Barclays Private Equity and Newco in the management buyout of Hobbs from Yoram and […]

CPS News takes blind alley

Tulkinghorn’s counterpart on Lawyer 2B, the Snail, has lately been enjoying a good chuckle over his favourite read, the snappily titled Crown Prosecution Service News (CPS News). In the latest issue of Lawyer 2B, in stores from today, the Snail commended CPS News for its outstanding sensitivity during a recent interview with a CPS employee. […]

Freshfields ups stakes on German leverage

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer intends to push up its leverage ratios in Germany to as high as 1:3 in the next few years, putting clear water between the Anglo-German firm and Germany’s remaining independent law firms. Although Freshfields will be more highly leveraged than German rivals, the firms’ planned rate is half what some Anglo-German firms […]

A&O’s Spitalfields headache risks second judicial review

The site of Allen & Overy’s (A&O) new Spitalfields headquarters could face a second judicial review in one of the most protracted planning disputes the City has ever seen Planning firm Richard Buxton and Richard Harwood of 39 Essex Street have presented a series of challenges to the 2002 planning consents for the 15-floor office […]

Eversheds' Italian alliance gets boost as Piergrossi merges with Benvenuto

Eversheds’ associated Italian law firm Piergrossi Villa Bianchini-Riccardi has merged with Benvenuto Barozzi Scherini Benvenuto is a labour law boutique based in Milan. It has 11 fee-earners, which brings the number of lawyers at Piergrossi to 50, split between its offices in Rome and Milan. Eversheds hopes that the creation of a labour law department […]

In-House & Private Practice Legal Jobs

Stay up-to-date with the latest opportunities on The Lawyer Careers. Each month, more than 8,000 legal roles are added to our site - we'll bring you the best opportunities out there.

Get Started

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here