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JPMorgan restructure sees general counsel moved

5th November 2012

The multinational, New York-based banking giant JPMorgan have confirmed the details of their recent in-house legal restructure, with news that their London investment banking general counsel is now to take on a broader…

Lloyds Banking Group completes panel review

2nd November 2012

Lloyds Banking Group has now completed its lengthy panel review, and has revealed the first details of a slimmed down panel which so far contains few surprises. The three major firms which have so far been confirmed as…

London firms advise on China’s new Heathrow stake

2nd November 2012

Three London firms have taken on roles helping an arm of the Chinese state to acquire a 10 per cent stake in Heathrow Airport. The China Investment Corporation (CIC) called on the expertise of solicitors with some of the…

Former New Zealand cricketer wins Twitter case

1st November 2012

Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns has won what he hopes will be the final stage of a libel case against former Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi over allegations of match-fixing which were made on…

Barclays Libor case to be heard in High Court

31st October 2012

A boutique law firm which holds some of the most prominent litigation solicitor jobs in London has won the right to take banking giant Barclays to the High Court over the Libor rate-fixing scandal. A large Magic Circle…

London firms play role in high profile publishing merger

30th October 2012

A number of expert corporate solicitors with top London lawyer jobs have advised on the recently completed landmark merger of the Penguin Group and Random House publishing outfits, along with three leading US firms. …

General Electric set for European legal panel review

29th October 2012

One of the world’s largest utility companies, General Electric (GE), have announced that they will shortly be conducting reviews of all their European legal panels, which may result in firms being dropped or added…

Lloyds delay panel review conclusion

26th October 2012

The extensive panel review which is currently being carried out by Lloyds Banking Group will now not be completed until November at the earliest, as the financial services organisation has decided to extend the time…