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Bar Council plans nursery to keep parent lawyers working

8th October 2012

Officials from the Bar Council, the regulatory body that is in charge of disciplinary matters and looks after the interests of barristers throughout the UK, have announced that they plan to introduce a specialist nursery…

Euro Disney calls on firms to help refinance debt

5th October 2012

A raft of major international firms, including a Magic Circle practise based in London, have been instructed by the Walt Disney Company to assist them in refinancing the €1. 3 billion debts of its European arm, Euro…

AA looks to go down ABS route

4th October 2012

Leading British motoring organisation the AA has announced that it is taking steps to move towards an Alternative Business Structure (ABS) model, following on from the same decision being made by its partners,…

Widespread changes to News Corp legal team

3rd October 2012

Embattled mass media outlet News Corporation has announced wholesale changes to its legal line-up, putting an emphasis on strengthening its compliance structure. The corporation, chaired by Rupert Murdoch, has taken on…

IBA conference keynote speech focuses on economy

3rd October 2012

The renowned economist Joseph Stiglitz has delivered a stirring keynote speech to the annual conference of the International Bar Association (IBA), which this year is taking place in Dublin, Ireland. The Nobel…

Northern Irish practice helps bus firm secure landmark contract

2nd October 2012

The Northern Irish bus manufacturers Wrightbus have secured a landmark contract worth millions of pounds which gives them the right to supply Transport for London (TfL) with 600 brand new buses. The deal could only have…

New legal panel unveiled for Deutsche Bank

1st October 2012

The German financial services giant Deutsche Bank has unveiled their new global legal panel, with a number of London based firms included in the latest setup following a comprehensive review. There has been a great deal…

Major litigation case settled before planned resumption

28th September 2012

One of the most significant litigation cases to have been played out in the British courts so far this year has been abandoned ahead of its planned resumption next week at London’s Rolls Buildings.   It has…