United Kingdom

541 ABA Journal articles on United Kingdom.

Nearly 1 million UK law firm passwords are available on the dark web, report says
Websites that collect stolen and leaked credentials had about 1.16 million email addresses from the 500 top law firms in the United Kingdom, according to cybersecurity firm report.
Offshore law firm sues 2 UK-based news outlets for reporting on ‘Paradise Papers’

Offshore law firm Appleby has sued the BBC and the Guardian for their reports on documents taken in a data breach.

Appleby wants a permanent injunction to prevent further use…

Oxford grad’s suit claims bad teaching cost him the chance to attend an Ivy League law school

A graduate of Oxford University claims his lower-than-expected grades there 17 years ago made it impossible to attend an Ivy League law school in the United States or to perform…

Nevada plans to use fentanyl in upcoming execution

Nearly a year ago, Nevada death row inmate Scott Dozier asked to be executed, telling a state court judge he would forego his appeals. A doctor deemed Dozier, who was…

‘Super’ exam for UK solicitor candidates coming in 2020

The United Kingdom’s Solicitors Regulation Authority will require candidates to pass a centralized “super” exam starting in September 2020.

The two-part test will include computer-based multiple choice questions and a…

Deutsche Bank will refuse to pay UK and European law firms for work done by junior attorneys

Deutsche Bank has informed U.K. law firms that it will no longer pay for work done by newly admitted lawyers and trainees.

Legal Week reported Tuesday that Deutsche Bank’s…

Parliament must give its consent before Brexit process begins, Britain’s Supreme Court rules

Britain’s Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Parliament must give its consent before Britain begins the process of leaving the European Union.

The court said proceeding without an act of…

China arm of King & Wood Mallesons explains collapse of European offices

The China management committee of King & Wood Mallesons has used a social media app to post a critique of failures that led to the demise of the European…

Sutherland and Eversheds agree to merger

Atlanta-based Sutherland Asbill & Brennan and U.K. law firm Eversheds have agreed to merge.

The merger had “exceptionally strong approval” from both partnerships, according to a press release. The…

Sutherland and Eversheds confirm merger talks

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan and Eversheds have confirmed they are discussing a merger that would create a law firm with more than 2,300 lawyers in 29 countries.

According to

Dentons launches new shared services hub in Poland, will lay off about 25 in UK

Dentons will eliminate approximately 25 jobs in the United Kingdom in preparation for the opening of its new shared-services hub in Warsaw, Poland. The hub, which officially launched on Monday,…

No Brexit without Parliament OK, UK’s High Court rules

Britain’s High Court of Justice unanimously ruled Thursday that Parliament must first approve the issuing of Article 50, the formal declaration to separate from the European Union.

The court…

Uncertainty about Brexit gives UK lawyers a boost

LONDON—As the United Kingdom continues to operate in limbo after its historic vote to leave the European Union, law firms offer advice and counsel as their clients navigate the uncharted waters.

Northern Ireland judge rejects legal challenges to Brexit

A judge in Northern Ireland has turned aside two of the first legal challenges to the United Kingdom leaving the European Union.

According to The Guardian, Justice Paul Maguire,…

UK law firms approve three-way merger

Three law firms in the United Kingdom have approved a merger into a single firm with more than 4,500 lawyers in 36 countries.

The combining firms are CMS UK, Nabarro…

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