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TFL legal panel review announced

23rd April 2012

Officials at Transport for London have announced that they will shortly be carrying out the first review of its legal panel for five years. The process will be led by Howard Cater, general counsel of the governmental…

Importance of law school grades reinforced

20th April 2012

An article on a leading business website has outlined the continuing importance of law students achieving good grades when studying for their degrees. Interviewing a number of insiders from the legal industry, the piece…

QC nominated for European Court of Justice post

20th April 2012

A leading QC has been nominated for a role on the bench of the European Court of Justice (ECJ). Holder of one of the most prestigious London lawyer jobs, Christopher Vajda is now awaiting approval of his nomination from…

Apple and Samsung in fresh legal row

19th April 2012

Two groups of solicitors in London legal jobs will be in charge of resolving the dispute between technology giants Apple and Samsung, as the major firms were asked to oversee the latest hearing in their long-running…

Forced retrial highlights interpreter concerns

18th April 2012

A burglary case is to be sent for retrial after it emerged in court that an interpreter had mistranslated a defendant’s testimony. Employed by Applied Language Solutions, the interpreter apparently relayed to…

First general counsel appointed at CapQuest

18th April 2012

The CapQuest Group debt management company has announced that Bill Flynn, who was chief compliance officer at GE Capital, has been appointed as their first general counsel. Flynn has held a number of senior lawyer…

Blogger pursues The Times in hacking action

17th April 2012

Detective Constable Richard Horton, the man at the centre of the NightJack blog hacking scandal, has begun legal proceedings against The Times newspaper. Horton, whose political blogging identity was revealed by the…

Rise of ABS to compensate for legal aid cuts

16th April 2012

A report from the Legal Services Consumer Panel has suggested that cuts to legal aid will be compensated for by the continued rise of Alternative Business Structures. There had been concerns that the…