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The EU's Antitrust Czar Just Got More Powerful

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 20:43
Margrethe Vestager was nominated for a second five-year term and given an expanded role overseeing EU digital policy. That may not be good news for Big Tech.

Akin Gump Partner Referred to SDT

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 17:52
The firm has said it was "deeply troubled" after the partner "improperly charged expenses" to the firm.

Google Wins Legal Battle With German Publishers Over News Snippet Fees

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 17:23
The court battle signified the ongoing fight between internet service providers and publishers, who are seeking a share of the revenues earned from the distribution of their news products.

Veteran solicitor overpaid client as compliance pressure mounted

Law Gazette News - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 17:06
Bristol lawyer agrees to remove himself from the roll after admitting problems with running his firm.

Freshfields Boosts Paris Office With Highly-Rated Litigator

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 16:08
The Magic Circle firm has turned to boutique disputes firm Betto Seraglini for its latest hire in the French capital.

Coalition prepares to sue DPP over rape prosecution numbers

Law Gazette News - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 13:18
Max Hill QC says he understands concerns following publication of latest Violence against Women and Girls report.

‘Must-read’ practice guidance for solicitors going it alone

Law Gazette News - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 12:17
Solicitors can work as freelancers or in unauthorised businesses from 25 November following a radical overhaul of regulation.

Society outlines risks and opportunities for solicitors going it alone

Law Gazette News - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 12:17
Solicitors can work as freelancers or in unauthorised businesses from 25 November.

ICAP Investment (clone of authorised firm)

FCA - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 12:08
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’. 

Parliament prorogation halts probate fees hike

Law Gazette News - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 12:06
Law Society says it will campaign against any attempt to reintroduce the 'tax on grief'.

UK Litigation Funder Raises $115M From US Investment Manager

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 11:49
This is the second major investment for the funder in two years, following a £150 million capital raising in 2018.

Lawyer in the news: Elaine Motion on Scotland’s prorogation ruling

Law Gazette News - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:57
Chairman of Balfour+Manson, Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

Cabinet Klienmann Sarl (clone of authorised firm)

FCA - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:17
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’. 

Kennedys Launches 11th UK Office In Latest Expansion Push

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:09
The office is the firm's second in the South West and 38th globally.

Campaigners hit £200k fundraising target to defend prorogation judgment

Law Gazette News - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:08
Boris Johnson is appealing decision of Scotland's highest court that his advice to the Queen was unlawful.

Campaigners hit £200k fundraising target to defend prorogation ruling

Law Gazette News - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:08
Boris Johnson is appealing decision of Scotland's highest court that his advice to the Queen was unlawful.

China Will Implement Its Corporate Social Credit System in 2020. Foreign Companies Better Get Ready

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:00
The system, which will monitor all aspects of a company's operations, is designed to control corporate behaviour through the use of blacklists and joint punishments. For foreign companies, it could spell “life or death.”

Industry is 'Elitist' and 'a Bit of a Bubble,' Say London Lawyers

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 08:30
Survey finds four in 10 went to private school and just 2% think the industry represents wider society.

China's Tian Yuan Hires Capital Markets Trio in Hong Kong From Global Firms

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 22:13
Hong Kong IPO lawyers Jean Yu, Lindsay Gao and Charles Wang join from Clifford Chance, Sidley Austin and Herbert Smith Freehills, respectively.

Hong Kong Firm Deacons Hires Away Mayer Brown IP Partner

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 22:07
Trademark prosecution specialist Benjamin Choi joins Hong Kong's largest domestic firm after more than a decade at Mayer Brown.

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