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Funder defies litigation market uncertainty with Vannin acquisition

Law Gazette News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 16:29
Buy-out by New York investment manager follows Vannin's decision to abandon London Stock Exchange flotation.

Alcoholic former solicitor banned for assaulting paramedics

Law Gazette News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 15:09
SDT strikes off non-practising solicitor after conviction at Leeds Crown Court.

Konstantin Vishnyak appears at court for destruction of documents offence

FCA - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 14:52
In a prosecution brought by the FCA, Konstantin Vishnyak has today appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in relation to one count of destroying documents which he knew or suspected were or would be relevant to an investigation.

The Moves of the Week: Hires for Pinsents, Bird & Bird, Morgan Lewis and Others

Legal Week rss Feed - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 14:06
Other firms to have hired this week include Womble Bond Dickinson, Clyde & Co and Kennedys.

Linklaters mourns equity partner after fatal cycling accident

Law Gazette News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 12:19
Iain Wagstaff described as an ’exceptional lawyer and a great friend’.

US legal business takes stock and backs out of IPO

Law Gazette News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 12:05
Private equity investor steps in to fund Axiom expansion.

US legal business takes stock and backs out of IPO listing

Law Gazette News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 12:05
Private equity investor steps in to fund Axiom expansion.

Leading Linklaters Partner Killed In Cycling Accident

Legal Week rss Feed - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 12:03
The Magic Circle firm's senior partner has led tributes to the partner following the accident that happened last weekend.

Fraudster who posed as solicitor jailed for four years

Law Gazette News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 11:58
Stephen Davey pretended to represent women in family court cases and told one mother she had won full custody of her children.

Miller prorogation challenge heads to Supreme Court

Law Gazette News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 11:23
UK's highest court expected to hear the case on 17 September.

Facial recognition cameras proportionate despite privacy infringement

Law Gazette News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 11:20
High Court rules that South Wales Police's deployment of automatic facial recognition technology had legal basis.

Listed PI firm owner flexes muscle before small claims assault

Law Gazette News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 10:20
Redde plc, which owns NewLaw and Your Law, upgrading systems ahead of April 2020.

Shell Appoints New General Counsel

Legal Week rss Feed - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 09:47
The appointment comes after the group's former GC took up a role at Nestle.

PwC's Singaporean Law Practice Adds Director From WongPartnership

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 22:36
Colin Ong joins Eng and Co., reuniting with former WongPartnership deputy chair Rachel Eng and senior associate Lynn Ariele Soh.

Nixon Peabody Hires Corporate Partner in Hong Kong

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 22:17
Alvin So reunites with his former colleagues from Cheng Wong Lam & Partners, which combined with the U.S. firm in 2015.

Dentons Hires Allen & Overy Lawyer in Bratislava

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 22:03
Juraj Gyarfáš said there are growth opportunities in central and eastern Europe as local companies in the region grow and expand into more developed markets.

Australia’s Allens Extends Term of Managing Partner by Four Years

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 21:04
Richard Spurio will begin serving another four-year term Jan. 1, 2020.

Axiom Scraps IPO as PE Firm Permira Takes Majority Stake

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 20:28
Elena Donio will stay on as CEO as Permira becomes the legal staffing behemoth's biggest stakeholder.

Florida Songwriter Composes Copyright Suit Against Universal Music, Singer Alejandra Guzman

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 19:48
A Florida songwriter claims Mexican singer Alejandra Guzman had performed the song "Loca" during a world tour without permission.

Have Law Firms Lost Their Urge to Merge?

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 19:30
With one big transatlantic deal now off the table, 2019 could be a year without a blockbuster law firm combination.

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