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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…

Dispute between RBS and entrepreneur heads towards climax

16th November 2012

It is understood that the High Court will host a hearing of the bitter dispute between financial services giant Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and the entrepreneur Sir Keith Mills towards the end of the month, hopefully…

Nine firms launch actions against alleged negligent doctor

15th November 2012

Doctor Ian Paterson, a surgeon who has recently been suspended by the General Medical Council after accusations were made against him carrying out ‘unnecessary or inappropriate’ operations, is facing lawsuits…

Indemnity ruling forces Apple to pay Samsung court fees

15th November 2012

A leading judge has ordered the technology giants Apple to pay all legal fees incurred by its bitter rival, Samsung, in their recent court case, after they issued what has been branded a ‘misleading’ apology. …

Several law firms officially adopt London Living Wage

14th November 2012

A number of London-based private practices have been officially accredited by the Living Wage Foundation (LWF) as being in accordance with their policy of paying all employees at least the amount which has been…

Law Society considers merging local authority legal networks

13th November 2012

It has been revealed that a merger may shortly be taking place between the currently separate Solicitors in Local Government (SLG) and Association of Council Secretaries and Solicitors (ACSeS) bodies, ostensibly in order…

Stormtrooper helmet designer pursued for unpaid legal bills

12th November 2012

An international firm which boasts solicitors with some of the top London lawyer jobs specialising in commercial litigation has revealed that it is pursuing one of its clients for unpaid court costs of around £3. 5…