Europe

1305 ABA Journal Europe articles.

BP Chief Resigns Amid Escort Scandal

The chief of BP has announced his resignation after acknowledging he made false statements to a British court about how he first met a male companion.

John Browne made the…

Plotters’ Links Prompt Calls for Investigation

Details that have emerged from the trial of five men convicted of plotting to bomb British targets are prompting calls for further investigation.

Evidence kept secret during the

Five Convicted in British Bombing Plots

In Britain’s longest terror trial, a jury has convicted five men of conspiring to bomb London targets, including a nightclub, shopping mall and power plants. Two others were cleared of…

Pay Goes Up for Some London Associates

Pay is going up for new lawyers at some London law firms.

Starting pay will be $130,000 a year at Allen & Overy and $127,000 at Clifford Chance, according to…

Man Held, Secretly, in London Terror Bombings

A Pakistani man appeared in court last week for the first time in his home country after allegedly being abducted from South Africa 18 months ago and held secretly in…

‘Appalling Feeding Frenzy’ By UK Lawyers

A billion pounds or so in legal fees taken from coal miners’ compensation claims in the United Kingdom has led to a huge public outcry and an ongoing investigation. Most…

British Sailors Can’t Sell Their Stories

Britain has done an about-face about allowing 15 marines and sailors recently held captive in Iran to sell their stories.

Reversing a highly controversial decision, the government announced today that…

3 Charged in London Terror Bombings

Three men have been charged by British authorities in the four July 7, 2005 suicide attacks on three London Underground trains and a bus. The attacks killed 52 people.

Embarrassing E-Mail Sent to Entire Firm

Employees of some of the U.K.’s biggest law firm have a track record of accidentally sending embarrassing e-mails to their entire firms. A member of the support staff of 578-lawyer…

Record Partner Promotions at UK Firms

With the mergers-and-acquisitions business booming, London’s largest law firms are naming more partners this year than last, with many major firms promoting record numbers.

Linklaters, Eversheds, DLA Piper and Pinsent…

Feeling the Heat

The Growing Debate Over Climate Change Takes on Legal Overtones

The Right Fit

The CEELI Institute Is Right at Home in a Renovated Mansion in Prague

Culture Clash

Other Countries Don’t Embrace Sarbanes or America’s Reverence of Whistle-Blowers

Playing by the Rule of Law

Serbia Has to Show It’s Serious About Judicial Independence to Gain Entry into the European Union

Vive les Class Actions

Europe Is Showing More Interest in Legal Mechanisms That Have Come Under Fire in the United States

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