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New general counsel gets Network Rail panel review underway

28th November 2012

Following September's announcement of Suzanne Wise becoming Network Rail's new general counsel, the leading infrastructure providers have now launched a comprehensive review of their legal panel, inviting 20 prominent…

BT acquisition leads to £775k legal fees for London firms | Recruitment News

27th November 2012

Two of the largest London based law firms are reported to be receiving a total of around £775,000 in legal fees after helping to secure the acquisition of Tikit by British Telecommunications (BT). The largest…

Leading general counsels call for influence training

26th November 2012

Many of the leading general counsels currently holding top in-house London lawyer jobs believe that they would benefit from specific 'influence training' according to a new piece of research. The survey, which was…

Law firm starts offering training contracts to legal assistants

26th November 2012

A London headquartered private practice has announced that it has begun offering training contracts to staff at its legal support centre, with the view of ensuring they have a greater chance of securing rewarding…

Samsung win latest legal battle against Apple

23rd November 2012

The latest round of legal wrangling between Apple and Samsung has resulted in another victory for the South Korean business after it was ruled that the manufacturers of the iPhone will have to reveal details of their…

Consortium acquires local newspaper group with help of four firms

22nd November 2012

A total of four leading law firms have taken roles in securing a deal which has led to the sale of a major local newspaper group, Northcliffe. The former CEO of the Mirror Group, David Montgomery, recently formed Local…

Media law firm consultant moves to top legal post with Sony

21st November 2012

An experienced solicitor who was most recently working as a consultant to a top London media law firm is to take on the role of senior vice-president for corporate business and legal affairs at Sony Picture Television…

London Evening Standard case thrown out at High Court

21st November 2012

An attempt to sue a London Evening Standard journalist for alleged misuse of private information or breach of confidence has been roundly dismissed by a leading judge at the High Court, who has branded the case an…