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Monday, July 24, 2017
Vol. 17, No. 145
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The Lawyer News

  1. Burges Salmon breaks seven year growth streak with PEP drop, July 24, 2017
  2. Keir Starmer QC to join Mishcon de Reya as legal adviser, July 24, 2017
  3. How can I get a mentor in my law firm when I don’t get on with the partners?, July 21, 2017
  4. Firms rise to the litigation tech challenge of “backwards” Hong Kong, July 21, 2017
  5. Dentons merges with Maclay Murray & Spens, July 21, 2017
  6. Three new tenants at One Essex Court, July 21, 2017
  7. Shoosmiths advises on sale of global data and intelligence provider to produce world’s first combined service, July 21, 2017
  8. Schoenherr strengthens real estate practice with transaction and private foundation hire, July 21, 2017
  9. Ogier partner to speak on future of CI funds sector at Channel Islands Funds Forum, July 21, 2017
  10. Withers chops London property space in agile working drive, July 21, 2017
  11. Jonas Hankin QC instructed to prosecute James Brindley stabbing, July 21, 2017
  12. Baroness Hale to become first female UK Supreme Court President, July 21, 2017
Legal Week

  1. Burges Salmon sees partner profits fall 17% after 'challenging' 2016-17, July 24, 2017
  2. Baroness Hale appointed as first female president of Supreme Court, July 21, 2017
  3. Maclay Murray & Spens secures long-sought merger with Dentons deal, July 21, 2017
  4. Former Clifford Chance private equity chief set for Linklaters move, July 21, 2017
  5. RPC seals High Court win for Hammerson and Aviva in dispute over falling windows at former London Stock Exchange building, July 21, 2017
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. Venerable Scottish firm to join Dentons brand, July 22, 2017
  2. Dentons to combine with Scottish firm, July 21, 2017
  3. £14bn group action kicked out of court, July 21, 2017
  4. Cyber-attacks in arbitration prompt City firm's protocol, July 21, 2017
  5. Profession sounds alarm at Polish judicial reforms, July 21, 2017
  6. Solicitor forced to defend himself after key witness U-turns, July 21, 2017
  7. Estranged daughter handed victory in wills dispute, July 21, 2017
  8. Lady Hale to be first female Supreme Court president, July 21, 2017



Magic Circle Firms

  1. Trio of top firms acts on US$634m refinancing - Australasian Lawyer, (Herbert Smith), July 24, 2017
  2. CC, Cleary star in CITIC Agri Fund's $1.1 bln purchase of Dow corn seed assets - Legal Business Online, (Clifford Chance), July 21, 2017
  3. Ashurst, Links, NO&T on Sharp's $1 bln investment in SoftBank's Vision Fund - Legal Business Online, (Linklaters), July 21, 2017
Other Large UK Firms

  1. DLA Piper absorbs 60-lawyer Los Angeles boutique - Reuters, (DLA Piper), July 24, 2017
  2. Trio of top firms acts on US$634m refinancing - Australasian Lawyer, (Ashurst), July 24, 2017
  3. Venerable Scottish firm to join Dentons brand | News | Law Society ... - Law Gazette, (Addleshaw Goddard), July 23, 2017
  4. Ben Bruton and Nick Sharratt join Winston & Strawn law office in Dubai - Zawya, (Eversheds), July 22, 2017
  5. Dentons Enters Scotland With Merger - Bloomberg Big Law Business, (Dentons), July 22, 2017
  6. Wake Up Call: Kasowitz Partner Exits, Seeking 'Warmth' - Bloomberg Big Law Business, (DLA Piper), July 21, 2017
US Firms in London

  1. McCormick Adds to Condiment Line With Acquisition - Valley News, (Cleary Gottlieb), July 23, 2017
  2. Mexico's Bimbo agrees to buy US baker East Balt for $650 mln - Reuters, (Cleary Gottlieb), July 21, 2017



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. A&O wins Global Dispute of the Year: Transnational Litigation, Allen & Overy, July 21, 2017
  2. Linklaters advised Grupa Ożarów on the sale of Grupa Silikaty, Linklaters, July 21, 2017
  3. Freshfields helps Mastercard defeat £14bn class action, Freshfields, July 21, 2017
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. Ben Brown joins DLA Piper UK Tax team, DLA Piper, July 24, 2017
  2. Travers Smith advises Numis and Canaccord on £58.8 million capital raising by accesso..., Travers Smith, July 24, 2017
  3. China Employment Law Update - July 2017, Bird & Bird, July 22, 2017
  4. Singapore released proposed Cybersecurity Bill for public consultation, Eversheds Sutherland (International), July 22, 2017
  5. Contractual Advantage: New Rules of Agricultural and Food Product Trade, Eversheds Sutherland (International), July 22, 2017
  6. Investing in the UK: Business Investment Relief opens the UK to foreign funding, Burges Salmon, July 21, 2017
  7. Start-up : croissance et stratégie, Watson Farley, July 21, 2017
  8. Ashurst advises DIC Asset AG on successful issue of €130m corporate bond, Ashurst, July 21, 2017
  9. Macfarlanes advises Supermarket Income REIT on IPO, Macfarlanes, July 21, 2017
  10. Updates to the ABS Guidelines for outsourced service providers, Bird & Bird, July 21, 2017



Legal Vendors

  1. Regulatory Intelligence Compliance - Thomson Reuters, Thomson Reuters: Press Releases (Legal), July 23, 2017
  2. OpenText Announces OpenText People Center, Open Text: Press Releases, July 22, 2017
  3. OpenText Launches New Artificial Intelligence (AI) Platform to Enable Business Insight, Open Text: Press Releases, July 22, 2017
  4. Regulatory Intelligence Compliance - Thomson Reuters, Thomson Reuters: Press Releases (Legal), July 22, 2017
  5. 5 Questions with Georges Clement: President of Seeks to Keep People Safe in Their Homes, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, July 21, 2017
  6. Nuance Provides Update on Malware Incident and Business Impact, Nuance: Press Releases, July 21, 2017
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. FedEx Corp. Executive Vice President, General Counsel and ... - The FINANCIAL, July 21, 2017
  2. Chutes & Ladders—Ex-Novo US chief takes helm at Radius - FierceBiotech, July 21, 2017
  3. NECCA announces return of co-founders, new executive team - The Keene Sentinel, July 21, 2017


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