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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…

Demoted employee receives £98 after Facebook post dispute

20th November 2012

A man at the centre of a dispute concerning a Facebook post expressing his opposition to gay marriage has been awarded the net sum of £98 in damages after being demoted by his employers. Adrian Smith was ruled by…

Responsibility increases for in-house lawyers

19th November 2012

One of the world’s largest professional services groups have claimed that their research shows more and more lawyers with in-house jobs are being called upon to offer general commercial advice due to the ever…

City firms called upon to complete major shale license coup

19th November 2012

San Leon Energy, who are based in the Republic of Ireland, are in line to become the company which has more of an investment in Polish shale licenses than any other foreign business. If this development is finalised and…