Ben Rigby is a freelance legal journalist

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Ben Rigby is a freelance legal journalist

BIG STORIES | OFFICE LAUNCH

Friedrich Graf von Westphalen hires three-partner team to launch in Berlin

German independent targets capital's start-up scene with fourth German office....

BIG STORIES | PATENT LITIGATION

Is Europe's unified patent court dead in the water - or can it be revived?

The demise of plans for a European patent court is bad for clients, but could be better news for London....

BIG STORIES | LITIGATION FUNDING

LCM doubles revenue for half year as it points to success of law firm alliances

Sydney-based litigation funder unveils strong set of results boosted by portfolio deals....

BIG STORIES | COMPETITION LAW

Chiomenti absorbs Italian law boutique to ramp up EU practice

Three-partner Brussels and Rome boutique joins forces with Italian leader; as Bird & Bird makes senior Italy fintech hire....

BIG STORIES | LAW FIRM LAUNCH

Pair of litigation partners quit firms to set up London disputes boutique

Keidan Harrison to open for business in May, targeting high-value corporate, insolvency and banking disputes....

BIG STORIES | ARBITRATION

Simmons & Simmons targets Dutch arbitration market with senior hire

Niek Peters joins Simmons in Amsterdam as it looks to grow investment treaty work....

BIG STORIES | PR

Quartet of specialist legal PR agencies form European alliance

UK, French, German and Italian firms to offer cross-border advice under banner of Mirovia alliance....

GLOBAL VIEW | MANAGEMENT

The competition specialist charged with driving Norton Rose Fulbright's EMEA strategy

Peter Scott aims to leverage knowledge of global verein in new role as EMEA managing partner....