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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Vol. 18, No. 162
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The Lawyer News

  1. The 60 second interview: Slaughters innovation head on its ambitious tech strategy, August 15, 2018
  2. Burges Salmon picks new tech providers after two-year innovation project, August 15, 2018
  3. RPC hit with professional negligence claim over client costs, August 15, 2018
  4. Homebase hands first-time mandate to Kirkland on restructuring bid, August 14, 2018
  5. Ashurst client Royal Mail hit with £50m fine for competition breaches, August 14, 2018
  6. Slaughters and Weil lead on £1.2bn bid for Sheilas’ Wheels owner, August 14, 2018
  7. Clifford Chance’s Perth head decamps for Norton Rose Fulbright, August 14, 2018
  8. TLT acts on £4.4m cancer screening investment, August 14, 2018
  9. Shoosmiths Manchester marks year of growth with nine hires, August 14, 2018
  10. Kinstellar advises CTP Group on acquisition of a logistics centre in Serbia, August 14, 2018
Legal Week

  1. Kirkland leads as DIY retailer Homebase confirms CVA plans putting 1,500 jobs at risk, August 14, 2018
  2. Ashurst advises as Royal Mail prepares to appeal £50m competition fine, August 14, 2018
  3. Eversheds Sutherland and HSF advise on £800m BHS pension scheme buyout, August 14, 2018
  4. Slaughters and Weil take lead roles on Bain's £1.2bn bid for insurer Esure, August 14, 2018
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. Ince woes continue with senior partner resignation, August 14, 2018



Magic Circle Firms

  1. Global head to depart for rival firm - Lawyers Weekly, (Clifford Chance), August 15, 2018
  2. Clifford Chance Advise on Sale of Leipzig Shopping Centre - Lawfuel (blog), (Clifford Chance), August 14, 2018
Other Large UK Firms

  1. Global head to depart for rival firm - Lawyers Weekly, (Norton Rose), August 15, 2018
  2. T-Mobile hires Hogan Lovells to lobby on Sprint merger - Politico, (Hogan Lovells), August 14, 2018
  3. Norton Rose Fulbright hires global rival's Perth leader - Australasian Lawyer, (Norton Rose), August 14, 2018
  4. Dentons expands in Chile - Australasian Lawyer, (Dentons), August 14, 2018
US Firms in London

  1. SoftBank Hires Leading MoFo Deal Lawyer as Chief Legal Officer, Newswire, August 15, 2018
  2. Mayer Brown Supreme Court Practice Founder Shot and Killed, Newswire, August 15, 2018
  3. Goldman Sachs's Acquisition of Boyd Corporation - Global Legal Chronicle (press release), (Weil Gotshal), August 15, 2018
  4. MedPlast, LLC's acquisition of Integer Holding Corporation's Advanced Surgical and Orthopedics - Global Legal Chronicle (press release), (Kirkland & Ellis), August 15, 2018
  5. Jones Day adds two new partners in London | Private Equity Wire - Private Equity Wire (press release) (blog), (Jones Day), August 14, 2018
  6. GreenCycle's Acquisition of Tönsmeier Group - Global Legal Chronicle (press release), (Dechert), August 14, 2018



Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. CMS acts for Vagabond Wines on $3.4 million investment by leisure investor Imbiba, CMS, August 14, 2018
  2. Clyde & Co research finds Environment Agency fines against companies increase six-fold in five years, Clyde & Co, August 14, 2018
  3. Renewables participation in the Capacity Market: BEIS call for evidence, Burges Salmon, August 14, 2018
  4. Das Bearbeitungsentgelt in Darlehensverträgen im Lichte der Rechtsprechung zum AGB Recht, Watson Farley, August 14, 2018
  5. Fluctuating oil prices revisited: contractual pressure points and lessons learnt, Watson Farley, August 14, 2018
  6. Do arbitration agreements in bills of lading bind their holders?, Watson Farley, August 14, 2018
  7. Space Alert August 2018: Australia Ramps Up Efforts in New Global Space Race, Bird & Bird, August 14, 2018



Legal Vendors

  1. What Happens When a Law Firm Thinks Like a Start Up?, Mitratech: Press Releases, August 14, 2018
  2. Small Law Perspective — Linking In: Content Marketing for Lawyers 101 (Part 3), Legal Executive Institute: Blog, August 14, 2018
  3. Blockchain Comes Into Focus at Chicago-Kent Legal Tech Conference, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, August 14, 2018
  4. Keesal, Young & Logan and Mitratech Announce TAP Workflow Automation Partnership with the Launch of Keesal Propulsion Labs, Mitratech: Press Releases, August 14, 2018
  5. Thomson Reuters Elite Announces New Alliance Partnership with American LegalNet, Inc., Thomson Elite: Press Releases, August 14, 2018
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. Vanda Pharmaceuticals Announces the Appointment of General Counsel - PR Newswire (press release), August 15, 2018
  2. Uber Hires Former NSA General Counsel as Top Security Executive - Bloomberg, August 14, 2018
  3. Granite hires new general counsel and secretary - Corporate Secretary, August 14, 2018


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