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Some lawyers say the ruling could dissuade companies from agreeing to co-operate in future price-fixing probes.
Some lawyers say the ruling could dissuade companies from agreeing to co-operate in future price-fixing probes.
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Gowlings adds ‘rising litigation star’

Gowling Lafleur Henderson has snatched Davit Akman -- a lawyer Gowlings calls a “rising litigation star”-- from rival Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg.

It’s the latest high-profile acquisition for Gowlings, which has been attracting a series of lawyers from other firms with large reputations in that last two years.