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EDF review drawing to close as company decide on panel

3rd December 2012

A panel review ordered by EDF Energy is reportedly moving into its final stages, with several leading private practices rumoured to have secured positions on the revamped advisory body. Of the firms which are believed…

Facebook loses privacy battle in Northern Ireland case

3rd December 2012

The social networking giants Facebook have lost a privacy case in Northern Ireland, with a senior judge in Belfast ordering a page on the website which publicly named convicted sex offenders to be taken down within 72…

Kazakh mobile operator calls on several London firms for IPO help

30th November 2012

Holders of some of the top corporate London legal jobs are in the process of giving legal advice to the Kazakhstan-based company Kcell after the mobile operators instructed three of the City's leading firms to help them…

Legal team secure libel damages for Louis Walsh from The Sun

29th November 2012

X Factor judge Louis Walsh has won libel damages of €500,000 (£404,000) at the High Court in Dublin after being wrongly accused of sexual assault. An article appeared in The Sun newspaper last year making…

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…