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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…

Nick Deeming steps down from Transocean general counsel role

26th October 2012

Nick Deeming has stepped down from his position as general counsel of multinational offshore drilling contractors Transocean with immediate effect, after less than two years in the role. The move comes as somewhat…

Birmingham City Council defeated in equal pay dispute

25th October 2012

Birmingham City Council has been defeated in a landmark equal pay case in the Supreme Court after their appeal was dismissed by judges by a majority of three to two. A London-based private practice which usually…

BBC takes on barrister as Savile scandal deepens

24th October 2012

The BBC have announced that they will be receiving instruction from a leading human rights and civil liberties barrister as they look to resolve the ongoing Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal. The corporation confirmed that…