Senior lawyers from a range of sectors discuss the impact of litigation funding and look at how businesses can protect themselves from the worst of the risks
The One Essex Court silk has been appointed president of the University of Law as its chief executive steps down
The chambers secured this award for reducing its dependence on legal aid
Can third party litigation funding provide access to justice and put claimants in a stronger bargaining position? Are worries about loss of case control and regulation exaggerated? This report examines the rise and popularity of litigation funding and...
Leading QC warns against a career at the Bar
This video looks at Thomson Reuters' innovative e-book platform ProView, for which the company was recently honoured with a British Legal Award for Supplier of the Year.
Stuart Issacs QC will join the firm on 9 Ferbuary
Lord Grabiner is both right and wrong to resist the money question
This year's Trust and Estates Litigation Forum will take place in France on 12-14 March
Clifford Chance (CC), Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Hogan Lovells among five law firms securing Queen's Counsel (QCs) in the 2015 silk round
A look at the 10 best read analytical articles published on Legal Week in 2014.
This online hub, in association with Vannin Capital, will provide a one-stop resource for all the latest developments shaping the litigation and dispute resolution market...
More than ever, today's younger barristers recognise that a place in chambers – a traditionally independent and self-employed gig – is part of an increasingly interdependent and demanding world.
Clifford Chance's (CC) former head of VAT Etienne Wong has taken up a fast-track pupillage at Tax Chambers, 15 Old Square, in an unusual career move for a City law firm partner.
In this article, first published on The Justice Gap, Felicity Gerry looks back at the lessons learned from the Oscar Pistorius trial
This summer, some of the editors of the UKSC Blog were invited to the UK Supreme Court (UKSC) to meet and interview Lord Neuberger. We think our discussions were pretty interesting; the highlights of which are set out below...
Whatever doubts solicitors may entertain about the value of the UK anti-money laundering regime, City firms need to polish up their reporting systems.
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.
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.
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.
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.
White & Case partner Paul Cowan is leaving to join 4 New Square as a barrister in the chambers' international arbitration, construction and disputes team.
Macfarlanes has appointed former 20 Essex Street barrister Guy Morpuss QC to head up its advocacy and arbitration group in London.
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.