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Singapore sees increased legal interest

20th February 2012

It is being predicted that the Southeast Asian city-state of Singapore will be the world’s most successful country in terms of expanding legal operations over the course of 2012. Although Singapore’s desire…

Rolls-Royce appoint new general counsel

20th February 2012

British automotive and aerospace giant Rolls-Royce has announced that former BA general counsel Robert Webb QC is to take over as legal chief at the company. This appointment is particularly significant because it marks…

ABS applications surge in popularity

17th February 2012

Following reports that increased deregulation of the legal sector should lead to a significant number of leading firms – potentially as many as one in three of the UK’s forty largest – applying for…

Board member to leave in FSA shake-up

16th February 2012

There is to be upheaval at the Financial Services Authority soon, as Managing Director Margaret Cole has announced that she will shortly be stepping down from her role. In a statement, she revealed plans to leave the…

BT plans expanded legal services operation

16th February 2012

Following an announcement that telecommunications operators BT are to extend the contracts of three law firms on their commercial board, the corporation has now revealed plans to widen the remit of subsidiary BT Claims. …

David Cameron announces intention to cut whiplash claims

15th February 2012

More work will be done to reduce claims for whiplash and cut the cost of premiums, according to Prime Minister David Cameron, who has said he will look to work with car insurers. Number 10 believes there were too many…

Teachers Union threaten proceedings over pension reforms

15th February 2012

A leading teachers union has threatened to launch legal proceedings against the government, forming the next line of attack against impending and controversial pension reforms. The National Association of…

Law Society of Scotland challenges HSBC mortgage system

14th February 2012

The Law Society of Scotland has warned that hundreds of house sales are in jeopardy under a new mortgage system being used by a prominent high street bank. Legal experts representing the professional governing body…