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UK Law Firm News
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Vol. 14, No. 210
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Legal Week
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Magic Circle
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The Lawyer News

  1. Linklaters' disputes chief takes on global, ex comm and London roles, October 21, 2014
  2. Drax to replace UK legal head after two-year gap, October 21, 2014
  3. Dentons biggest winner as Ofgem E-Serve panel extended for two years, October 21, 2014
  4. Land Securities general counsel Adrian de Souza resigns, October 21, 2014
Legal Week

  1. Freshfields and Clifford Chance act as Westfield shopping centre refinances with CMBS, October 21, 2014
  2. Parabis winds up Croydon claimant offering with 24 fee earner redundancies, October 21, 2014
  3. Land Securities GC Adrian de Souza to leave next year, October 21, 2014
  4. Ofgem renews 11 firm roster as regulator extends legal framework for two years, October 21, 2014
  5. Weil loses PE rainmaker to Kirkland & Ellis, hires high yield lawyer from GTM, October 21, 2014
  6. DLA Piper accuses Facebook of intimidation as firm responds to fraud allegations, October 21, 2014
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. Minister defends ‘silly’ heroism bill, October 21, 2014
  2. Jackson warns against ‘vested interests’ on DBAs, October 21, 2014
  3. Italy plans justice overhaul, October 21, 2014



Magic Circle Firms

  1. Freshfields highlights growth in Africa deals - The Global Legal Post, (Freshfields), October 22, 2014
Other Large UK Firms

  1. SEC's Aronow Joins Sidley Austin: Business of Law - Bloomberg, (Hogan Lovells), October 22, 2014
  2. Burges Salmon and Morton Fraser team win NDA panel spots with Eversheds ... - The Lawyer, (Eversheds; Burges Salmon; Pinsent Masons), October 22, 2014
  3. Hogan Lovells hires energy partner - Legal Business Online, (Hogan Lovells), October 21, 2014
US Firms in London

  1. Morrison & Foerster Adds Top SCOTUS Lawyer as Co-Chair of Firm's ... - SYS-CON Media (press release), (Morrison & Foerster), October 22, 2014
  2. SEC's Aronow Joins Sidley Austin: Business of Law - Bloomberg, (Debevoise & Plimpton; Skadden Arps; Sidley Austin; Orrick; Latham & Watkins), October 22, 2014
  3. Platform Specialty to buy Arysta to boost agrichem business - Reuters, (Skadden Arps), October 21, 2014
  4. DLA Piper loses India co-head to Squire Patton Boggs - The Lawyer, (Fried Frank), October 21, 2014
  5. PE lawyer Douglas Ryder joins Kirkland & Ellis - Thomson Reuters' peHUB (press release), (Kirkland & Ellis), October 21, 2014
  6. Conyers advises Landsea Green Properties and subsidiaries on note issue - The Lawyer, (Mayer Brown), October 21, 2014
  7. Summit sells Access Information Management - Thomson Reuters' peHUB (press release), (Weil Gotshal), October 21, 2014
  8. Freshfields lures Fried Frank trio in latest New York hiring spree - The Lawyer, (Fried Frank), October 21, 2014



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. UK’s debut RMB bond paves the way for globalisation of Chinese currency, Allen & Overy, October 21, 2014
  2. Global PE players increasingly look to Africa as investment doubles in H1 2014, Freshfields, October 21, 2014
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. Scotland: Land and Buildings Transaction Tax, Burges Salmon, October 22, 2014
  2. The LCIA Arbitration Rules 2014, Bird & Bird, October 22, 2014
  3. Could notification to an insurer of a claim be wide enough to cover associated regulatory proceedings?, Burges Salmon, October 21, 2014
  4. Documentation is the biggest headache for Operational PFI says seminar attendees, Clyde & Co, October 21, 2014



Legal Vendors

  1. Workshare Founder & CTO joins London First board to strengthen efforts in establishing London as Europe’s tech capital, Workshare: Press Releases, October 22, 2014
  2. Debra Zumwalt to Join Huron Consulting Group’s Board of Directors, Huron Consulting Group: Press Releases, October 21, 2014
  3. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Teaches its Websites New Tricks with OpenText, Open Text: Press Releases, October 21, 2014
  4. OpenText Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management, Open Text: Press Releases, October 21, 2014
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. The John Lewis Partnership appoints Keith Hubber General Counsel and ... - EPR Retail News (press release), October 21, 2014
  2. Aircastle Appoints Christopher L. Beers as General Counsel - PR Newswire (press release), October 21, 2014
  3. Sidley Austin Welcomes Geoffrey Aronow to the Firm -, October 21, 2014


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