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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…

Pharmaceutical company seek guidance for IPO

28th September 2012

A raft of London solicitors with high-ranking equity and corporate legal jobs have been given the task of advising the pharmaceutical company Clinigen as it embarks on its UK Initial Public Offering (IPO). IPOs are rare…

Senior partner advises as MacKenzie seeks police apology

27th September 2012

A senior partner holding one of the more senior solicitor jobs in London has been instructed by Kelvin MacKenzie to advise him as the former editor of The Sun seeks to force an apology from the South Yorkshire Police…

Major legal shake-up completed at Eon

26th September 2012

Eon have announced the results of a wide-ranging review of their legal team, with its former assets and supply head chain Graham Line being named as its new chief. The energy giants are hoping that this change will lead…