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Hilton settles lingerie company case

8th June 2012

American socialite Paris Hilton has reportedly ended her legal battle with an Italian lingerie firm after agreeing to front their new line. The 31-year-old employed leading solicitors with dispute resolution lawyer…

Twitter case to be heard by Lord Judge

7th June 2012

A case in which a man is being tried for sending a menacing electronic communication via Twitter in which he threatened to blow up an airport is to be heard by Britain’s most senior judge. The trial of Paul…

Ryanair case goes to OFT for investigation

6th June 2012

The latest development in the long-running Ryanair shares case has seen the Office of Fair Trading granted permission to investigate their disputed Aer Lingus minority stake, after the airline’s Supreme Court…

Coulson prepares for perjury trial

1st June 2012

Andy Coulson, former editor of the News of the World, has turned to a woman holding one of the top solicitor jobs in London to represent him in his upcoming perjury trial. The journalist, who was previously director…

Inquiry recommendations made by Lord Woolf

31st May 2012

Former Lord Chief Justice Lord Woolf, once the most senior judge in the UK, has made it known that he believes the length and cost of public inquiries should be limited. Woolf, who is conducting an ‘inquiry into…

Supreme Court dismisses Assange appeal

31st May 2012

The extradition to Sweden of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been confirmed after a Supreme Court appeal ended in defeat. Despite the support of professionals holding some of the top barrister and lawyer jobs in…

Serious Fraud Office makes zero raids in a year

30th May 2012

A firm which holds a number of the top London legal jobs has revealed that the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) did not raid any properties during the financial year of 2011-12. The findings, which were made by examining…

Singapore prepares to welcome more UK firms

30th May 2012

The Singapore government has announced that it is prepared for more foreign law firms to create bases within the city-state, as plans to award Qualifying Foreign Law Practice (QFLP) licences were unveiled. With…