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Bird & Bird hire top lawyer for Middle East and North Africa

22nd June 2012

The latest recruitment by multinational law firm Bird & Bird demonstrates the possibilities available for lawyers with experience in certain parts of the world, as well as the potential for growth that exists in some…

Bank investigation stopped by intervention

21st June 2012

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has been forced to bring a halt to its investigation into the allegedly criminal actions of four banks after an intervention by a number of legal firms. The banks in question, JP Morgan…

Court of Appeal role predicted for Gloster J

20th June 2012

It is being reported that the barrister currently in charge of the UK’s Commercial Court could be offered a role with the Court of Appeal (CoA) within the next few months. Mrs Justice Gloster has built a fine…

OFT calls on Competition Commission to investigate Ryanair stake

20th June 2012

The long-running battle over Ryanair’s stake in rival airline Aer Lingus has seen a further development, with the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) deciding to refer the case to the Competition Commission. As…

New general counsel appointed at Leighton Holdings

19th June 2012

The Sydney-headquartered contract mining and construction giants Leighton Holdings have announced the appointment of a new general counsel and company secretary, with the candidate in question leaving his previous role…

Lawyers called in to deal with Google Street View case

18th June 2012

A London-based firm has been employed by solicitors with in-house legal jobs at Google to defend the search engine giant against allegations that its Street View service was responsible for the illegal collection of…

Female solicitors closing judicial gender gap

15th June 2012

New research from the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) has shown that female solicitors are beginning to close the gender gap when it comes to moving up to the role of judge. Figures indicate that at least half of…

Latest Assange extradition appeal bid dismissed

15th June 2012

The legal team representing Wikileaks founder Julian Assange have failed in their attempt to reopen an appeal against his extradition from the UK on the grounds of sex offence allegations. Despite employing the…