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Merry Christmas from Law Absolute

24th December 2012

With the legal world one which is often frantic and action packed, there should always be time to take a step back and spend time with your family and friends. This is never truer than during Christmas, giving the…

Wilson Sonsini opens new office in Beijing

21st December 2012

United States-based firm Wilson Sonsini Goodirch and Rosati has opened a new office in Beijing, its third office across Greater China. It is a clear indication of growth by the technology company, especially with…

Decision made on Scientology wedding case

20th December 2012

A decision has been made regarding a woman’s right to get married in a Scientologist Church, with the High Court case becoming one of the most talked about developments of the year. Louisa Hodkin called upon legal…

Aviva take court action over purchase of bond

19th December 2012

In events which will certainly be of interest to those in the legal recruitment industry, UK insurance group Aviva have launched court action over three people in connection to a bond which they purchased in 2010. …

Herbert Smith Freehills acquire Chinnwat Thongpakdee

18th December 2012

Herbert Smith Freehills have significantlly boosted their legal team in Asia, after they confirmed that Chinnawat Thongpakdee will join their Bangkok office as a partner. It is a development which should prove…

SRA expert joins Bevan Brittan from Chapsticks

17th December 2012

In news which could make room for any of those looking to secure legal jobs, public services law firm Bevan Brittan has hired a new regulatory partner. The development comes just as the firm is about to announce the…

RPC to bring multi million pound claim against Britain's richest man

17th December 2012

It has been reported that lawyer firm RPC is set to bring a multi-million pound claim against Britain's richest man, Lakshmi Mittal. Backing the corner of Indian businessman Manmohan Varma, it is set to become one of…

Ryanair investigation set to go ahead after Court of Appeal ruling

14th December 2012

A new ruling by the Court of Appeal (CoA) means that a long-running investigation into the actions of budget airline Ryanair can now be continued by officials at the Competition Commission (CC).   The well…