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  1. January 20, 2013

    Starmer wants legacy of ‘accountability’

    Keir Starmer may not be a household name, but he is probably recognisable to anyone with a television: he is the man who has...

  2. November 15, 2012

    SFO ordered to pay Tchenguiz legal costs

    The Serious Fraud Office must pay the legal costs of the Tchenguiz brothers, resulting from a successful challenge the pair...

  1. May 24, 2012

    Tchenguiz lawyers criticise SFO

    The Serious Fraud Office is facing the prospect of a hefty damages claim from Vincent Tchenguiz after a three-day court...

  2. March 23, 2012

    Fifa urged to appoint investigator

    The man given the task of planning reforms for Fifa has called for the creation of an independent investigator to...

  3. February 23, 2012

    Cloud hangs over crime agencies as chiefs step down

    A change of guard is under way in the fight against economic crime in the UK. All three heads of the main agencies charged...

  4. November 8, 2011

    Private detective claims add to Murdoch woes

    A former police officer hired by the News of the World said the paper paid him for more than eight years to carry out...

  5. January 21, 2011

    Blair backed US despite advice on Iraq

    Protesters outside the Chilcot Inquiry on Iraq on Friday morning Tony Blair offered a “strong commitment” to back the US in...

  6. January 17, 2011

    Blair contradicted legal advice on Iraq

    Tony Blair contradicted clear legal advice in arguing that Britain could still invade Iraq without explicit backing from the...

  7. May 3, 2010

    In-house lawyers fear EU strictures

    Companies threatened by regulatory investigations would be deprived of crucial legal advice under a European Union court...

  8. Westminster Blog

    February 2, 2010

    The revenge of Clare Short

    This morning’s Chilcott appearance by Clare Short was every bit as rumbustious as you might expect. She blamed the military...

  9. January 29, 2010

    Awkward moment for government

    When Tony Blair faces the Iraq inquiry today he will be answering not only for himself but a party that is braced for an...

  10. January 28, 2010

    Goldsmith admits change of heart after visit to US

    Lord Goldsmith, the former attorney-general, admitted yesterday that he reached a "different view" on the legality of the...

  11. January 27, 2010

    Goldsmith explains change of view on Iraq war

    Lord Goldsmith, the former attorney-general, admitted on Wednesday that he reached a “different view” on the legality of the...

  12. January 26, 2010

    Ministers ‘rejected advice Iraq war was illegal’

    The UK invasion of Iraq was illegal because Tony Blair failed to win United Nations authorisation for the use of force,...

  13. January 26, 2010

    The futile quest for Iraq's smoking gun

    The progress of the official inquiry into Britain's part in the toppling of Saddam Hussein has come to resemble that of the...

  14. January 25, 2010

    The futile quest for Iraq’s smoking gun

    The progress of the official inquiry into Britain’s part in the toppling of Saddam Hussein has come to resemble that of the...

  15. September 10, 2009

    Better facilities promised for commercial combatants

    Companies dismayed by costs, delays and having to endure cramped hearings in commercial lawsuits should find the new top...

  16. November 4, 2008

    Judge set to probe high cost of lawsuits

    The growing cost of lawsuits is to be probed by a senior judge, highlighting concerns that England's courts and law firms...

  17. November 3, 2008

    Judge set to probe cost of lawsuits

    The growing cost of lawsuits is to be probed by a senior judge, highlighting concerns that England’s courts and law firms...

  18. October 6, 2008

    Courts at risk of being swamped with cases

    An avalanche of credit crunch lawsuits could overwhelm the court system as funding pressures threaten to dent its...

  19. August 29, 2008

    Westfield politics

    Watchers of political donations and property developers will be interested in the latest appointment of former attorney...

  20. Westminster Blog

    July 8, 2008

    Perfect timing for David Davis

    Thursday’s by-election in Haltemprice and Howden was starting to look like a bizarre circus. No disrespect to the electoral...

  21. June 2, 2008

    Senior ministers rally to Brown's cause

    Gordon Brown's cabinet colleagues yesterday rallied round him as the prime minister prepared for a tough parliamentary...

  22. May 17, 2008

    Premier denies rethink on terror detention

    Gordon Brown has vowed to hold his nerve over the extension of pre-charge detention for terror suspects to 42 days, despite...

  23. May 16, 2008

    PM denies rethink on terror detention

    Gordon Brown has vowed to hold his nerve over the extension of pre-charge detention for terror suspects to 42 days, despite...

  24. April 14, 2008

    Case 'doomed'

    Lord Goldsmith, the former attorney-general, has defended the decision to abandon a corruption probe into arms deals...

  25. April 11, 2008

    Actions 'placed justice system at risk'

    What started as a David versus Goliath challenge, brought by a group of activists dismissed as "treehuggers", yesterday...

  26. April 11, 2008

    Halt to bribe probe ruled unlawful

    What started as a David v Goliath challenge, brought by a group of activists dismissed by one lawyer as "tree-hugging...

  27. April 11, 2008

    UK wrong to axe BAE probe

    Ministers last night vowed to drive through unprecedented statutory powers to shut down investigations on national security...

  28. April 11, 2008

    New hierarchy feels heat from the wrath of Moses

    Yesterday's explosive court ruling creates a big dilemma for a new generation of senior politicians, investigators and...

  29. April 11, 2008

    Justices side with 'hopeless challenge'

    What started as a David vs Goliath challenge brought by a group of activists dismissed as "tree huggers'' culminated...

  30. April 11, 2008

    UK let Saudis 'pervert justice' on arms probe

    The UK government suffered one of its most stinging legal humiliations yesterday when senior judges ruled it had broken its...

  31. April 11, 2008

    UK wrong to axe BAE probe

    The UK government suffered one of its most stinging legal humiliations yesterday after senior judges ruled it had broken...

  32. April 10, 2008

    UK government ‘placed justice system at risk’

    What started as a David versus Goliath challenge, brought by a group of activists dismissed as “treehuggers”, on Thursday...

  33. March 15, 2008

    Why not a pledge to the rule of law?

    From Mr Tony Welsh. Sir, I was alarmed to read of a proposal that British teenagers should pledge fealty to "God, Queen and...

  34. March 12, 2008

    Oath of allegiance draws fire in UK

    British plans for school leavers to pledge an oath of allegiance to the Queen were yesterday panned as "an empty gesture"...

  35. March 12, 2008

    Oath attacked as too American

    New plans for school leavers to pledge an oath of allegiance to the Queen were on Tuesday widely panned as “an empty...

  36. December 22, 2007

    Blair urged end to BAE case despite warning

    Tony Blair, Britain's former prime minister, urged the scrapping of a high-profile arms industry anti-corruption probe...

  37. September 27, 2007

    Lord Goldsmith to join Debevoise

    Lord Goldsmith, who stepped down as the UK's attorney-general in June and was caught up in controversy over advice he gave...

  38. July 4, 2007

    Attorney-general to stay out of cash-for-honours ruling

    The attorney-general will stay out of an imminent decision by prosecutors on whether to charge any of those involved in the...

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