United Kingdom

Business of Law

Clyde & Co. to acquire 18-lawyer Miami firm, seeks to be top US insurance coverage shop

Trademark Law

Law student prevails against Marvel and DC Comics over use of word ‘superhero’ in book title

Storytelling

Solving Mysteries: Lawyers play detective in legal writing

Business of Law

Slater and Gordon could be on the brink after reporting huge losses in the second half of 2015

Criminal Justice

2 brothers got no time in drug case until they mocked judge in crude Facebook posts after sentencing

International Law

As Canada’s Gowlings completes 1,400-attorney merger with UK firm, more growth is already planned

Intellectual Property Law

Court rejects effort to trademark shape of KitKat candy bar

Education Law

Spelling error sparks police terrorism investigation of schoolboy, 10

Real Estate & Property Law

Hackers are stealing closing funds by intercepting lawyer-client email, experts say

Business of Law

LegalZoom is acquiring a UK law firm

Human Rights

Northern Ireland’s abortion prohibitions violate human rights, Belfast judge rules

International Law

UK approves its first deferred prosecution agreement in bank’s bribery case

Business of Law

Will first law firm to go public face a shareholder suit? Stock prices seesaw with whiplash plan

Law Firms

This law firm is the world’s oldest

Careers

Goldberg Segalla announces partner’s firing on YouTube after he insulted Liverpool fans on camera

Constitutional Law

Hacktivist group’s ‘Million Mask March’ sparks protests at US federal courthouses

Law Firms

Goodwin Procter opens Frankfurt office with 4 partners from Ashurst

Your ABA

Choir of lawyers is a hit at Magna Carta celebration

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer who dodged train fare will pay restitution based on discounted weekly pass rate

International Law

Allen & Overy, first UK Magic Circle firm to open in Toronto, is closing its office there