Hogan Lovells

What Is It With Solicitors And Abseiling?

Look upwards when you’re walking along the street these days and chances are you’ll see several solicitors abseiling off buildings. Some law firms like Hill Dickinson and Hogan Lovells have their solicitors do it out of their office windows. Others pick big-name regional attractions to descend, like the Forth Road Bridge (Dundas & Wilson, Gateley),… Read more »

The Most Dysfunctional Law Firm Ever?

The recently released testimony of dodgy American lawyer Scott Rothstein – sentenced to 50 years in jail for a $1.2bn (£770m) Ponzi scheme fraud – puts events at Hogan Lovells, where partner Chris Grierson amassed £1m in false expenses, firmly in the shade. According to Rothstein (pictured): His now defunct firm, Rothstein, Rosenfeldt and Adler,… Read more »


Follow @AlexAldridgeUK As the Christmas party season gets underway, Alex Aldridge is expecting great things from the litigators Everyone knows it’s the litigators who are the crazy ones. A quick browse of the Bar Standards Board’s wonderful rogue gallery of barristers confirms that millimetres below the respectable surface of the Inns of Court reigns barely-containable… Read more »