Legal News

Union warns members off Leigh Day pensions action

A teachers’ union has urged members not to join a group action brought by Leigh Day over discriminatory changes made to their pensions, saying it is “unnecessary and inappropriate”.

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No shift in demographics as 114 new QCs are named

Some 114 new QCs were appointed yesterday, with the statistics showing little change in the demographics of the 258 who applied, of whom just a fifth were women.

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Jackson calls for international third-party funding rules

Sir Rupert Jackson has called for international rules on the use of third-party funding in international arbitration, part of what he termed a wider global lex mercatoria.

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