Top 100 law firm Lewis Silkin has been found to be negligent in the High Court after failing to give advice to a former client on the appropriateness of jurisdiction clause in an employment contract.

The claimant, Tim Wright, joined Deccan Chronicle Holdings Limited - an Indian newspaper group - in May 2008 as the chief executive officer of its Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket franchise, the Deccan Chargers.

The appointment was part of the company's long-term plan to build a world-class sporting city in India using the IPL franchise as a spring board. Wright, a veteran of the advertising sector, had previously worked with the late Ayrton Senna and...

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