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Apple and Samsung in fresh legal row

19th April 2012

Two groups of solicitors in London legal jobs will be in charge of resolving the dispute between technology giants Apple and Samsung, as the major firms were asked to oversee the latest hearing in their long-running…

Forced retrial highlights interpreter concerns

18th April 2012

A burglary case is to be sent for retrial after it emerged in court that an interpreter had mistranslated a defendant’s testimony. Employed by Applied Language Solutions, the interpreter apparently relayed to…

First general counsel appointed at CapQuest

18th April 2012

The CapQuest Group debt management company has announced that Bill Flynn, who was chief compliance officer at GE Capital, has been appointed as their first general counsel. Flynn has held a number of senior lawyer…

Blogger pursues The Times in hacking action

17th April 2012

Detective Constable Richard Horton, the man at the centre of the NightJack blog hacking scandal, has begun legal proceedings against The Times newspaper. Horton, whose political blogging identity was revealed by the…

Rise of ABS to compensate for legal aid cuts

16th April 2012

A report from the Legal Services Consumer Panel has suggested that cuts to legal aid will be compensated for by the continued rise of Alternative Business Structures. There had been concerns that the…

News Corporation phone-hacking action goes to US

13th April 2012

Mark Lewis, the lawyer who represented Gordon Taylor and the family of Milly Dowler in their recent News International settlements, has announced that he is preparing to launch legal action against parent company News…

Equal pay case to be settled by Supreme Court

13th April 2012

Birmingham City Council has been granted permission to appeal a judgement made by the Court of Appeal (CoA), meaning that the Supreme Court will now have the final say on a major equal pay case. The announcement of…

40 businesses plan lawsuit against Olympics

12th April 2012

It is only a few months until the 2012 Olympic Games begin in London, and a group of 40 businesses are preparing to launch a lawsuit against the events’ organising committee, LOCOG. The companies have turned to a…