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The Lawyer News

  1. Clydes enters formal association with Malaysian local firm, November 20, 2017
  2. The 60 second interview: Britain won’t have a class action culture, November 20, 2017
  3. Exclusive: CMS posts 25% profit rise six months after merger, November 20, 2017
  4. Bristows to open first non-UK office in Brussels ahead of Brexit, November 17, 2017
  5. Ashurst exits continue as partner leaves for Mishcon, November 17, 2017
  6. Bakers Vienna head leaves after four months in charge, November 17, 2017
  7. Malpractice risks associated with calendaring errors, November 17, 2017
  8. Basics of registering UK trademarks, November 17, 2017
  9. Guernsey: a look at the new document duty laws, November 17, 2017
  10. The Koza case – English vs Turkish litigation, November 17, 2017
  11. Poland: New rules on confiscation to fight crime, November 17, 2017
  12. Romania: Amendments to the 2018 fiscal code, November 17, 2017
Legal Week

  1. Quinn Emanuel set for Middle East launch with Qatar licence, November 17, 2017
  2. EDF Energy begins review of 14-strong UK panel with tech and innovation under scrutiny, November 17, 2017
  3. Ashurst sees third London partner quit in three weeks, November 17, 2017
  4. Berwin Leighton Paisner in talks to move Bryan Cave London lawyers into Adelaide House post-merger, November 17, 2017
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. Law firms yet to embrace SQE, survey shows, November 20, 2017
  2. Patent professionals reassure Chinese over Brexit, November 17, 2017
  3. Peers fear government power grab in post-Brexit bill, November 17, 2017
  4. Firm ordered to withdraw from VW group action case, November 17, 2017



Magic Circle Firms

  1. Renewables experts act on 150MW Tasman wind farm - Australasian Lawyer, (Herbert Smith), November 19, 2017
  2. Clifford Chance, Skadden On $5B Record-Breaking Asian Renewables Deal -, (Clifford Chance), November 19, 2017
  3. Wings Capital Partners LLC Announces the Closing of Secured ... - Business Wire (press release), (Clifford Chance), November 18, 2017
  4. EQT Infrastructure Acquires Dutch Telecom and Infrastructure ... - Markets Insider, (Clifford Chance), November 17, 2017
  5. Skadden, Freshies rev up Chinese online car retailer Yixin's $867 mln HK IPO - Legal Business Online, (Freshfields), November 17, 2017
Other Large UK Firms

  1. Platina Energy sells 70-MW wind portfolio in UK - Renewables Now, (DLA Piper), November 20, 2017
  2. Public infrastructure expert joins national - Lawyers Weekly, (Ashurst), November 19, 2017
  3. DLA Piper partner joins Cozen O'Connor - World Intellectual Property Review, (DLA Piper), November 18, 2017
  4. WFW advises Höegh LNG on ECA-backed US$230m debt financing for eighth FSRU - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide, (Watson Farley), November 17, 2017
  5. Dentons Launches Consulting Unit Staffed by Ex-General Counsel - Bloomberg Big Law Business, (Dentons), November 17, 2017
US Firms in London

  1. Cybersecurity expert joins Reed Smith in Bay Area - CDR News Magazine, (Reed Smith), November 18, 2017
  2. Acorda Announces Royalty Monetization Transactions for $53 ... - Business Wire (press release), (Covington & Burling), November 18, 2017
  3. McGuireWoods: Disputes prominent in 2018 promotions - CDR News Magazine, (Cleary Gottlieb), November 17, 2017
  4. Blackstone May Do Its Cleverest CDS Trade Again - Bloomberg, (White & Case), November 17, 2017



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. Freshfields advises SSE on the merger of its retail business with npower, Freshfields, November 20, 2017
  2. Hong Kong to Singapore – the FinTech juggernaut continues, Linklaters, November 18, 2017
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. Concern over cyber liability and lack of regulation hindering implementation of unmanned ships, Clyde & Co, November 20, 2017
  2. Clyde & Co establishes Malaysia association, Clyde & Co, November 20, 2017
  3. Copyright protection for TV formats: new guidance from UK High Court, Burges Salmon, November 20, 2017
  4. DLA Piper represents SteadyMed in United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit victory, DLA Piper, November 17, 2017
  5. Clyde & Co named Best Legal Services Provider at the Global Grains Awards, Clyde & Co, November 17, 2017
  6. What are we to make of the government's Clean Growth Strategy?, Burges Salmon, November 17, 2017
  7. Tara Waters named in the Innovate Finance Women in FinTech Powerlist 2017, Ashurst, November 17, 2017
  8. Macfarlanes advises management on Bridgepoint acquisition of Burger King UK master franchise, Macfarlanes, November 17, 2017
  9. DLA Piper's Philadelphia office adds two associates, DLA Piper, November 17, 2017
  10. Ashurst advises TH Real Estate on the acquisition of the Retail Park Enox in Gennevilliers (France), Ashurst, November 17, 2017
  11. DLA Piper sponsors 2017 UK Technology Fast 50, DLA Piper, November 17, 2017
  12. Travers Smith advises ETF Securities Limited on the acquisitions of its exchange-traded products..., Travers Smith, November 17, 2017
  13. Registration of “beneficial owners”, Bird & Bird, November 17, 2017
  14. Actavis v ICOS– No interim injunction pending Supreme Court appeal, Bird & Bird, November 17, 2017
  15. The General Court of the EU rules that selective distribution of luxury goods is caught by Article 101(1) TFEU, Bird & Bird, November 17, 2017



Legal Vendors

  1. 5 Empowering Ways GDPR Will Affect Consumers, Mitratech: Press Releases, November 20, 2017
  2. Big Data and the Evolution of the Legal Ecosystem: Four Keys to Unlocking the Promise of Big Data, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, November 17, 2017
  3. ChIPs Global Summit: What Happens at the Intersection of Technology and Regulation?, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, November 17, 2017
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. Cairn appoints Nitin Banerjee as General Counsel - Outlook India, November 19, 2017
  2. Snyder names Chief Legal Counsel Beth Clement to Mich. Supreme ... - Detroit Free Press, November 17, 2017
  3. AccuWeather Appoints Kurt Fulepp, Vice President and Digital General Manager of News and Business at Time, Inc ... -, November 17, 2017
  4. Dentons Launches Consulting Unit Staffed by Ex-General Counsel - Bloomberg Big Law Business, November 17, 2017


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