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Raft of law firms advise on Delta acquisition of Virgin Atlantic stake

12th December 2012

A raft of multinational legal firms, including private practices holding some of the most senior corporate solicitor jobs in London, have advised on the acquisition by Delta Air Lines of a sizeable stake in Virgin…

Newly listed MegaFon acquire stake in mobile retailer

11th December 2012

MegaFon, one of the largest telecom operators in Russia, have confirmed that they will be indirectly acquiring a 50 per cent stake in the mobile retailers Euroset, who also hail from Russia, with the help of three of the…

UK and US firms reach settlement over Standard Chartered fine

11th December 2012

Two of the most prominent legal firms in the world, one based in the UK and one in the US, have helped the beleaguered Standard Chartered Bank finally come to a settlement over multiple allegations of money laundering…

Al Fayed recommends London firm as Clifford vows to clear name

10th December 2012

Former Harrods owner Mohammed Al Fayed has recommended a firm of solicitors with London legal jobs to represent Max Clifford as the well known publicist attempts to clear his name over allegations of sexual offences. …

Microsoft win Xbox case against Motorola

10th December 2012

Motorola have lost a case against Microsoft with which they were trying to ban the sale of their Xbox games console system in the US and Germany. The case, which was heard in the Seattle US District Court by Judge James…

Fixed legal fees rising in popularity with corporate organisations

7th December 2012

A recent study of in-house lawyers has found that as many as half of corporations now believe that fixed price fees are the most sensible way of charging for legal services. The full results of the research made for…

Barclays sale sees Magic Circle and South African firms team up

7th December 2012

Barclays are reportedly to sell the African branch of their businesses for around £1. 3 billion – a transaction which will see a Magic Circle firm from the City team up for the first time with a South African…

Judge reprimanded over burglary comments

6th December 2012

A senior judge has been reprimanded by the Office for Judicial Complaints (OJC) after he made controversial comments regarding the act of burglary when sentencing a man at a court case in September. Peter Bowers, who is…