A High Court judge has found that Lewis Silkin was negligent in advising Tim Wright, the former CEO of an Indian Premier League cricket franchise, on his employment contract and has handed down a judgment for damages of £2m against the firm.
Last week I attended a Symposium on Corporate Lawyers organised by Steven Vaughan and his colleagues at the Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research (CEPLER). It was a great event, bringing together a wide range of academics working on corporate lawyers alongside a fair few from corporate practice. I thought I'd share a few highlights.
In another busy week for international lateral hires, Allen & Overy (A&O), Kirkland & Ellis, Pinsent Masons and Reed Smith all made key appointments abroad, while London-based public international law boutique Volterra Fietta hired an overseas government specialist.