A £40m bribery case has collapsed six weeks into the trial after two lawyers from US law firm Akin Gump refused to testify.
Criminal lawyers in the UK are likely to get more frustrated with their clients after new government cuts come into place, according to an academic.
Experiments to allow paralegals to work under qualified lawyers are set to push down prices for legal work in parts of Canada.
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Mike Suchsland, president of Thomson Reuters Legal, is one of three senior executives leaving the global media company on 31 December.
Lawyers are well-represented in the new annual listing will be revealed in full on Friday, taking four of the 40 places.
Having suspended the Attorney General, Peter Nyombi, for two years on the grounds of incompetence, the Uganda Law Society (ULS) has now agreed to start talks aimed at a reconciliation.
The former mayor of St Louis, Freeman Bosley, has admitted to a state panel that he did not handle client funds properly in his law firm, Bosley & Associates.
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Mistletoe and wine are often the precursors to a less than happy Christmas aftermath for employers, says employment lawyer Philip Henson.
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Forum shopping is key to a good international divorce with Scotland being a case in point, says Catherine Thomas.
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