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Paul Lewis, the firmwide MP of Linklaters, believes the firm — whose New York office is on 6th Avenue, pictured — is on the right track to do more cross-border, cross-practice work, its "sweet spot." (iStock.com/Tupungato)

Linklaters' MP Eyes Slow And Steady Growth For US Market

Linklaters LLP Managing Partner Paul Lewis talks to Law360 about how far the Magic Circle firm has come in the U.S. market — and why he's not just chasing revenue for revenue's sake.

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Apple Can't Challenge £853M IPhone Battery Class Action

Apple failed in its bid to challenge an £853 million ($1 billion) proposed class action that accuses it of concealing problems with batteries in the phones of 24 million customers, after an appeals court found Friday the claim had prospects of success.

Big Mac Ruling Shows Brands Can't Coast On Reputation

Consumer giants should not be complacent that their globally recognized branding will serve as reason enough to hold onto and enforce their intellectual property, lawyers warn following a European court's high-profile decision to trim McDonald's trademark protections for "Big Mac."

Part-Time Judge Gets Prison Over £1.8M Legal Aid Fraud

A barrister and part-time judge was sentenced to three years in prison at a London criminal court Friday for fraudulently submitting false claims for criminal defense costs after he was convicted for engaging in a conspiracy to inflate legal fees.

Abbott Can't Bar Rival's Glucose Monitor Sales In UPC Claim

Abbott Diabetes Care Inc. has failed to convince the Unified Patent Court's local division in The Hague to issue an early injunction barring a Hong Kong-based rival from selling a glucose monitor in Europe, with the court saying Abbott's patent will likely be revoked.

Salmon Farmers Hit With £382M Price-Fixing Class Action

Several Atlantic fish farming companies face a £382 million ($482 million) class action on behalf of millions of U.K. consumers who accuse the businesses of running a cartel to artificially inflate salmon prices.

Milbank Plans For Growth In London With Office Expansion

Milbank LLP is planning to grow its team in London over the next decade along with a more than 20% increase in its office space.

Axiom Stays £65M Action As Directors Claim Bankruptcy

A London judge ruled on Friday that shuttered firm Axiom Ince can stay its almost £65 million ($82 million) claim against its ex-director and several of his companies for allegedly misappropriating client funds, saying the main defendant has been declared bankrupt.

Linklaters-Led Britvic Snubs Improved £3.1B Carlsberg Offer

Britvic PLC said Friday that it has rejected a sweetened £3.1 billion ($3.9 billion) takeover offer from Danish brewer Carlsberg AS, claiming the proposal undervalues the current and future prospects of the British soft drinks maker.

Group Can Challenge UK Policy's Exclusion Of Onshore Wind

Campaigners can challenge the government's decision to exclude onshore wind from its renewable energy policy, after a judge ruled at a hearing Thursday that their claim it breached the U.K.'s climate obligations is arguable.

Solicitor Standing As MP Amid Concerns About Rule Of Law

Longtime solicitor Kevin Bonavia is among many in the legal profession who are using their legal background to run in this summer's general election, as he tells Law360 that politicians have "lost a sense of doing things by the rules."

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