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Lawrence Tomlinson’s report on RBS lending found there was evidence it had let some small businesses default

Solicitors sued over millionaire's will

Court battle: Student alleges negligence by top firm in UK

Block and tackle time looms for GEC staff

CITY DIARY

Legal eagle turned master poacher

A former star of a blue-chip City law firm is now allying himself with a US invasion, writes Patrick Hosking

Law firms could face more claims

ROGER TRAPP

Managing to stay on top, US-style

Partners need to keep their management skills as sharp as their American competitors, writes Christopher Stoakes

CASE SUMMARIES 11 December 1995

The following notes of judgments were prepared by the reporters of the All England Law Reports.

UKTV set to seek C5 review

MATHEW HORSMAN

Aldermen's court must explain its decision

LAW REPORT v 27 September 1995 Regina v Corporation of London and another, ex parte Matson; Court of Appeal (Lord Justice Neill, Lord Justice Waite and Lord Justice Swinton-Thomas) 18 August 1995

briefs Withers expansion

Withers expansion

Landfill gas explosion not covered by insurance; LAW REPORT 31 August 1995

Middleton v Wiggins and others; Court of Appeal (Lord Justice McCowan, Lord Justice Aldous and Lord Justice Hutchison) 14 July 1995

Slaughter and May is top takeover lawyer

Slaughter and May has retained its title as leading legal adviser on British public takeovers for the first half of this year, according to Acquisitions Monthly. It advised on 12 deals worth a total of pounds 12.7bn, ahead of second-placed Freshfields' 11 deals totalling pounds 11.2bn.

BR arm may try to avoid legal bill

CHRISTIAN WOLMAR

How would-be solicitors are selling themselves

Law students are facing up to a crowded job market, says Rachel Halliburton

Will your results have the right vintage? be worth?

As employers size up candidates from both the old and newer universitie s, Roger Trapp and Judith Judd look at the relative value of their degrees their qualifications wer institutions

From now on fair is fair

New rules about small print in contracts will help the consumer, says Sharon Wallach
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In a world of Saudi bullying, right-wing Israeli ministers and the twilight of Obama, Iran is looking like a possible policeman of the Gulf

Iran is shifting from pariah to possible future policeman of the Gulf

Robert Fisk on our crisis with Iran
The young are the new poor: A third of young people pushed into poverty

The young are the new poor

Sharp increase in the number of under-25s living in poverty
Greens on the march: ‘We could be on the edge of something very big’

Greens on the march

‘We could be on the edge of something very big’
Revealed: the case against Bill Cosby - through the stories of his accusers

Revealed: the case against Bill Cosby

Through the stories of his accusers
Why are words like 'mongol' and 'mongoloid' still bandied about as insults?

The Meaning of Mongol

Why are the words 'mongol' and 'mongoloid' still bandied about as insults?
Mau Mau uprising: Kenyans still waiting for justice join class action over Britain's role in the emergency

Kenyans still waiting for justice over Mau Mau uprising

Thousands join class action over Britain's role in the emergency
Isis in Iraq: The trauma of the last six months has overwhelmed the remaining Christians in the country

The last Christians in Iraq

After 2,000 years, a community will try anything – including pretending to convert to Islam – to avoid losing everything, says Patrick Cockburn
Black Friday: Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Britain braced for Black Friday
Bill Cosby's persona goes from America's dad to date-rape drugs

From America's dad to date-rape drugs

Stories of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual assaults may have circulated widely in Hollywood, but they came as a shock to fans, says Rupert Cornwell
Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

As fans flock to see England women's Wembley debut against Germany, the TV presenter on an exciting 'sea change'
Oh come, all ye multi-faithful: The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?

Oh come, all ye multi-faithful

The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
Dr Charles Heatley: The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

Dr Charles Heatley on joining the NHS volunteers' team bound for Sierra Leone
Flogging vlogging: First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books

Flogging vlogging

First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books
Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show: US channels wage comedy star wars

Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show

US channels wage comedy star wars
When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine? When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible

When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine?

When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible