Europe

Criminal Justice

Man avoids UK prosecution for two years with coma and quadriplegia claims; video shows him walking

Business of Law

More lawyers exit Bingham and Dickstein; Switching firms no longer carries stigma, says WSJ

Careers

Dechert partner says she doesn’t want to ‘have it all’; she just wants what men have

International Law

UK top court overturns 180 divorces by Italians over ‘conspiracy to pervert the course of justice’

Criminal Justice

Rape conviction overturned because defendant suffered from sexsomnia

Criminal Justice

In prison for 30 years, Belgian inmate wins OK for assisted suicide

Law Firms

22 Bingham partners, including 18 in London, leap to Akin Gump

Family Law

Gunman kills lawyer, wounds client in shooting at Denmark courthouse

Trials & Litigation

Claimed Nazi volunteer during World War II, now 93, charged in deaths of 300K at Auschwitz

Law Firms

BuckleySandler is opening a London office

Law Firms

Will Bingham lose its London managing partner? Merger talks said to spur possible exodus

Business of Law

Hinshaw & Culbertson to acquire 45-attorney California firm

Cybersecurity

Fake law firm websites use real firms’ photos and info, but alter contact details

Corporate Law

In business for a decade, global Wi-Fi venture once valued at $2B got financing based on fake work

Annual Meeting

Illegal trafficking of animals is becoming a growing issue in global trade

International Law

Snowden gets 3-year residency permit, is on track for Russian citizenship

Trials & Litigation

Financier backs Austrian law student’s class action against Facebook; it seeks damages under US law

International Law

European court orders Poland to pay damages to two prisoners held in secret CIA jail

Careers

Christine Lagarde, IMF and ex-BigLaw chief, talks about women and leadership

Business of Law

Slater & Gordon offers law firm stock-purchase plan for UK workers