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Kazakh billionaire faces debarment

2nd March 2012

Mukhtar Ablyazov, the former chairman of JSC BTA Bank, has been threatened with debarment by the High Court. In what is being described as the biggest commercial claim of 2012, the latest development in the case…

Top media judge criticises all parties in Giggs scandal

2nd March 2012

The three parties at the centre of last year’s media furore surrounding Ryan Giggs – News Group, Imogen Thomas and the footballer himself – have all been strongly criticised by the UK’s top media…

Unprotected Lehman Brothers clients can claim money

1st March 2012

Marking an end to one of the most protracted disputes surrounding the fall of global financial services organisation Lehman Brothers in 2008, the Supreme Court has now decided to allow the clients of non-ring fenced…

Barclays forced to pay tax through retrospective legislation

28th February 2012

In a landmark development, the government has announced the introduction of retrospective legislation which will force Barclays Bank to pay £0. 5 billion in tax that it attempted to avoid. David Gauke, the…

Eddie Stobart case clarifies TUPE rules

27th February 2012

A landmark tribunal case has confirmed that, in order to be protected by TUPE, groups of employees have to have been specifically directed to do their duties in accordance with the desires of the client they are working…

Six UK legal firms could join FTSE100

27th February 2012

Research by London-based investment bank Europa Partners has revealed that six of the UK’s ten biggest law firms would be able to join the coveted FTSE100 index if they made the decision to float on the stock…

Michael Jordan files suit against Chinese sports firm

24th February 2012

Former basketball superstar Michael Jordan has announced that he will be suing the China-based Qiaodan sportswear manufacturer over unauthorised use of his name. ‘Qiaodan’ is how Jordan was colloquially…

Blair begins phone hacking proceedings

23rd February 2012

It has been announced that Cherie Booth QC, the wife of former Prime Minister Tony Blair, has begun legal action against News Group Newspapers and private investigator Glenn Mulcaire, who was jailed the year the couple…