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SRA prosecution costs soar as hearings lengthen

Law Gazette News - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 08:12
Annual report also records a significant increase in the number of solicitors struck off.

Baker McKenzie reveals 33 London roles still at risk

Law Gazette News - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 17:42
Reorganisation of business services functions still under way, international firm tells staff.

Cravath Defectors at Kirkland Advise AbbVie On $63B Deal with Allergan

Legal Week rss Feed - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 17:21
Kirkland and Wachtell are shepherding one of the largest deals of 2019.

Baker McKenzie Tapped as FedEx Sues Commerce Department Over Huawei Blacklist

Legal Week rss Feed - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 17:05
FedEx is facing government investigations in China after it failed to carry out two deliveries involving Huawei products.

Fifth Taylor Wessing Partner to Join Goodwin Procter

Legal Week rss Feed - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 16:59
The hire is the fifth to emerge this week.

Young legal aid lawyer shares pain over redundancy

Law Gazette News - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 16:25
Criminal duty solicitor has worked exclusively in legal aid since university.

Black Trading Corp (clone of authorised firm)

FCA - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 15:56
Fraudsters are using the details of firms we authorise to try to convince people that they work for a genuine, authorised firm. Find out more about this ‘clone firm’. 

Baker McKenzie Cuts 46 London Staff Positions

Legal Week rss Feed - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 15:50
More positions are still at risk while the firm also appoints Savills to seek out smaller London office space.

Liberty Property Finance Limited (clone of authorised firm)

FCA - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 15:25
Fraudsters are using the details of firms we authorise to try to convince people that they work for a genuine, authorised firm. Find out more about this ‘clone firm’. 

Chiba Bank UK (clone of authorised firm)

FCA - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 12:31
Fraudsters are using the details of firms we authorise to try to convince people that they work for a genuine, authorised firm. Find out more about this ‘clone firm’. 

We will not be silenced: Liam Allan joined by protesters outside RCJ

Law Gazette News - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 12:31
Campaigners highlight the impact of false allegations in emotionally-charged vigil.

Cryptoassets ‘a new category of personal property’

Law Gazette News - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 12:27
City of London Law Society says 'targeted legislation' may be needed to clarify status in law.

Hogan Lovells NQs to earn up to £117k as competition intensifies

Law Gazette News - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 10:56
Newly qualified solicitors at the international firm could receive significantly more than those at magic circle firms.

Senior judges 'most socially exclusive' of all professionals

Law Gazette News - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 10:26
Report by Social Mobility Commission and Sutton Trust shows that 65% of senior judiciary were educated at an independent school.

Belair House (clone of EEA authorised firm)

FCA - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 10:20
Fraudsters are using the details of firms we authorise to try to convince people that they work for a genuine, authorised firm. Find out more about this ‘clone firm’. 

Claimant awarded 10% after narrowly beating Part 36 costs offer

Law Gazette News - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 09:59
Court says uplift should be ‘all or nothing’ and not treated like a bonus for successful claimant.

NY Regulator Reaches $33 Million Settlement With MUFG Bank Over Alleged State Violations

Legal Week rss Feed - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 23:36
The agreement settles a lawsuit brought against DFS by MUFG two years ago when the agency sought to enforce the state’s regulations against the bank, which had swiftly converted its New York branch to a federal charter months earlier.

Survey: Most Companies Will Reduce Legal Spend in the Next 2 Years

Legal Week rss Feed - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 22:01
The rising salaries of lawyers, according to the survey, are one reason legal departments have to find areas to cut costs.

Dentons Launches Sustainable Investment Practice

Legal Week rss Feed - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 20:36
The practice will advise corporations, investment funds, asset managers and financial institutions on developing and executing sustainable investment strategies.

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