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Whatever doubts solicitors may entertain about the value of the UK anti-money laundering regime, City firms need to polish up their reporting systems.
10 Sep 2014 | 15:11 |
A group of four leading tax barristers - including QCs Philip Baker and Patrick Way - are leaving Gray's Inn Tax chambers to form a new set.
17 Jul 2014 | 10:16 |
As the dust settles after last week's Court of Appeal decision on whether a terrorism trial can be held in secret, there continue to be more questions than answers about what we know and what we will know.
16 Jun 2014 | 14:35
Former Leeds United managing director and one-time GFH Capital general counsel David Haigh falsely invoiced a barrister at Fountain Court for £1.3m, court documents filed against the incarcerated lawyer allege.
09 Jun 2014 | 01:00 |
Sir Edward Garnier QC, the Conservative MP and former Solicitor General for England and Wales, earned an average of £840 an hour as a barrister during the last financial year.
20 May 2014 | 00:47 |
White & Case partner Paul Cowan is leaving to join 4 New Square as a barrister in the chambers' international arbitration, construction and disputes team.
02 May 2014 | 00:23 |
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 |
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