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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…

American firms helped secure Greek bailout

23rd February 2012

It has been revealed that three high-profile US law firms took a leading role in securing Greece’s recent second bailout. The package, which is worth £110bn, is intended to ensure the debt-stricken country…

Commercial claim served via Facebook

22nd February 2012

In what is thought to be a world first, a leading London-based law firm has confirmed that it will serve a defendant’s claim on his personal Facebook account.   Permission has been granted by the High Court…

Foreign lawyers cleared to advise in India

22nd February 2012

India's Chennai High Court has ruled that lawyers from other countries will now be able to visit and offer advice on matters of foreign law, without the fear of prosecution. There had previously been some confusion…

Leading firm announce bursary scheme

21st February 2012

One of the UK’s five biggest ‘Magic Circle’ law firms has unveiled details of a new scheme which will benefit two less economically and socially privileged University College London students each year. …