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Macfarlanes has appointed former 20 Essex Street barrister Guy Morpuss QC to head up its advocacy and arbitration group in London.
10 Apr 2014 | 11:57 |
City set 42 Bedford Row is merging with tenants from 13 King’s Bench Walk (13 KBW), after the latter is set to close in May.
08 Apr 2014 | 10:51 |
The Bar Council is on track to make savings of £3.5m over the next five years by donwsizing in its City headquarters.
08 Apr 2014 | 09:44 |
The FT has reported that two A&O lawyers have avoided being referred to the Attorney General’s office for an investigation into whether they had committed a contempt of court.
27 Mar 2014 | 16:31
Peter Rees QC, the former legal chief of Shell, has joined Thirty Nine Essex Street as a counsel and commercial arbitrator.
25 Mar 2014 | 07:55 |
One Essex Court's Lord Grabiner QC and Travers Smith have been appointed to carry out a review into the Bank of England's conduct in the foreign exchange market, in response to allegations that it allowed the manipulation of foreign exchange (forex) r...
12 Mar 2014 | 12:07 |
A senior clerk at 20 Essex Chambers has joined legal recruiter Hewetson Shah as a partner. Mathew Kesbey, who has spent over 20 years in clerking at both Essex Court Chambers and 20 Essex Street, joins the recruiter as a partner today.
03 Mar 2014 | 14:35 |
After the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill's second reading in the House of Commons yesterday (24 February), Angela Patrick, director of human rights at JUSTICE considers the Government’s proposals for the future of judicial review
25 Feb 2014 | 15:17
Peter Rees QC, the former head of Royal Dutch Shell's legal team, is to return to international arbitration, Legal Week has learned. Sources confirmed that Rees (pictured), who is currently taking a month's leave following his departure from the oil g...
24 Feb 2014 | 01:00 |
The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) has appointed Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof as its new director general, succeeding Adrian Winstanley who is retiring after seventeen years in the post. Winstanley will retire at the end of June ...
24 Feb 2014 | 00:05 |
International arbitration heads at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Herbert Smith Freehills and Berwin Leighton Paisner are among five solicitor advocates to be appointed Queen's Counsel.
19 Feb 2014 | 00:00 |
Ofcom and BT's in-house legal teams have won a Court of Appeal battle against Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) client Sky, after it was found that a 2012 decision to block the regulator from forcing a discount of Sky's sports channels was "inadequate"
18 Feb 2014 | 11:27 |
Thirty Nine Essex Street has launched an office in Kuala Lumpur, making it the first UK chambers to have a presence in Malaysia. The set has taken an office at the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration.
14 Feb 2014 | 00:30 |
Devereux Chambers' Jonathan Fisher QC has been appointed as a specialist adviser to the Treasury Select Committee's inquiry into the Co-operative Bank's failed bid for 632 Lloyds branches.
29 Jan 2014 | 10:25 |
Lord Justice Christopher Clarke's cost judgment in Excalibur Ventures v Texas Keystone and others  is out. To precis the most interesting points, the implication of the judgment is that Clifford Chance (CC) has, for its clients:
16 Jan 2014 | 11:31
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