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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…

Armstrong could be pursued by News International over libel case

22nd October 2012

The beleaguered media outlet News International have revealed that their lawyers are considering taking legal action against the shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong, after having previously been forced to pay him…

Matthew Layton given second spell as Global corporate head at Clifford Chance

19th October 2012

Clifford Chance has confirmed who will be taking the role as their global head of corporate, with Matthew Layton being re-elected for another four year term. It means Layton will be re-elected in November to continue in…

Legance announce plans to open London city office

18th October 2012

It has been announced that Italian law firm Legance are planning to open an office in London next year, a development that could prove to be fantastic news for any solicitors on the hunt for legal recruitment in the…

Zynga call upon Paul Hastings for advice as it sues a former manager

18th October 2012

A US social gaming company has called upon the services of an international law firm after it prepares to sue one of its former managers. The company called up to deal with the issue is Paul Hastings, a worldwide firm…