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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…

Elton John loses Times libel claim case

23rd October 2012

Sir Elton John’s legal team has come up short in its attempt to extract damages from The Times newspaper, after a senior judge ruled that the singer’s claims an article which mentioned him had been libellous…

Nationwide set for legal panel review

22nd October 2012

One of the UK’s leading building societies, Nationwide, will be launching a comprehensive review of their legal panel in the new year, which will give firms the chance to compete for five spots on their advisory…