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Shareholder restructuring of MegaFon takes place

27th April 2012

A shareholder restructuring worth £5. 3bn (or $8. 5bn) of the Russian mobile phone operator OAO MegaFon has taken place, with three American-headquartered firms granted leading roles in the process. Several…

Kent County Council to cut costs by £3m

26th April 2012

Officials at Kent County Council (KCC) have announced that they are looking to make £3m worth of savings on their legal costs within two years. The in-house team at the council hope that a third of these savings…

Seldon case dismissed by Supreme Court

25th April 2012

A landmark age discrimination claim has been dismissed by the Supreme Court, averting a rethink of the government’s recently relaxed retirement age legislation. Lesley Seldon, who was partner at a Kent-based legal…

Consultation launched on opt-out system

25th April 2012

A consultation has been launched on proposals which could see the UK adopt a US-style opt-out system in competition law cases. The government is confronting the issue of collective redress as part of wider planned…

Sky News hacking investigated by Ofcom

24th April 2012

The media regulator Ofcom will lead the investigation into an admission by Sky News that they hacked into the private e-mails of a man who faked his own death. The broadcaster conceded earlier this month that one of…

TFL legal panel review announced

23rd April 2012

Officials at Transport for London have announced that they will shortly be carrying out the first review of its legal panel for five years. The process will be led by Howard Cater, general counsel of the governmental…

Importance of law school grades reinforced

20th April 2012

An article on a leading business website has outlined the continuing importance of law students achieving good grades when studying for their degrees. Interviewing a number of insiders from the legal industry, the piece…

QC nominated for European Court of Justice post

20th April 2012

A leading QC has been nominated for a role on the bench of the European Court of Justice (ECJ). Holder of one of the most prestigious London lawyer jobs, Christopher Vajda is now awaiting approval of his nomination from…