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  • Supreme Court rules in favour of Morrisons in landmark data breach case

    Supreme Court rules in favour of Morrisons in landmark data breach case

    In a significant move for the future of large data breach and privacy cases, Morrisons Supermarkets has successfully defeated a group litigation claim following a decision by the Supreme Court this morning (1 April). The case centres on whether a company can be held vicariously liable for the actions of a single employee, after thousands …

    Disputes Yearbook 2020 – You’re gonna need a bigger court

    Disputes Yearbook 2020 – You’re gonna need a bigger court

    Perfect storms – Cases of the year

    Perfect storms – Cases of the year

    Cash-rich funders; conflict-free boutiques; class actions aplenty. While some predict another economic downturn on the horizon, providing an uptick in conventional litigation work, these themes have defined the more eye-catching disputes of the past year. Add to the mix an increase in cyber-related litigation and accusations of fraud and regulatory missteps against some of the …

    Financial Regulation – Increased focus on culture raises question: is everything OK?

    Financial Regulation – Increased focus on culture raises question: is everything OK?

    Our second one-day summit dedicated to banking disputes and regulatory actions returned in February with a host of sponsors, speakers and more than 150 guests in central London. Backed by a string of top names in contentious banking work, including headline sponsor White & Case, as well as Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Boies Schiller Flexner, One …

    Litigation support – The right-hand men (and women)

    Litigation support – The right-hand men (and women)

    As the forum of choice for international litigants, London continues to enjoy an unparalleled reputation for high-value dispute resolution. The quality of justice delivered by its commercial courts is underpinned by the calibre of specialist independent judges and the lawyers that work in them. But beyond the courtroom door, a diverse range of specialist litigation …

    Still punching – Can boutiques keep moving up a weight class amid mounting competition?

    Still punching – Can boutiques keep moving up a weight class amid mounting competition?

    ‘Gone are the days where the client would just default to a certain adviser because that is who it has used all along,’ says Signature Litigation partner Daniel Spendlove. ‘Corporates, especially one-off distressed clients, are thinking about who they use carefully and that puts firms like ours in a strong position.’ Boutiques have been a …