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UK Law Firm News
Monday, March 30, 2015
Vol. 15, No. 62
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The Lawyer News

  1. Africa Elite 2015: The new face of private equity in Africa, March 29, 2015
  2. KWM replaces Clifford Chance as AA's principal legal adviser following panel review, March 29, 2015
  3. RB rolls out in-house platform i-Legal to create "one-stop homepage for legal services", March 29, 2015
  4. DWF reveals record levels of client tender wins as bid manager role grows, March 29, 2015
  5. ACE group appoints Susan McDonald as Africa regional general counsel, March 29, 2015
  6. Olswang victorious over Google in CoA ruling on online privacy, March 27, 2015
  7. Costain drops Bevan Brittan and Addleshaws from panel after first review in seven years, March 27, 2015
  8. Cuatrecasas appoints litigation head Jorge Badía as firmwide managing partner, March 27, 2015
  9. Wragges wins first instruction from Ecotricity on power company's £68m Aviva financing, March 27, 2015
  10. University of Law granted ABS licence, beating Nottingham Trent to the punch, March 27, 2015
  11. Ashurst and Slaughters on call for RBS Coutts sale to UBP, March 27, 2015
  12. Retention at CMS Cameron McKenna slumps to 62%, March 27, 2015
  13. Treasury Committee: FCA has not "fully grasped" failings revealed in Davis report, March 27, 2015
Legal Week

  1. EY Law strikes South Korean alliance deal as accountant looks to build Asia-Pacific legal presence, March 29, 2015
  2. Allen & Overy, Ashurst and Hogan Lovells line up for top prize at Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards, March 28, 2015
  3. Clifford Chance Paris employee wins damages for unfair dismissal, March 27, 2015
  4. OneSavings Bank unveils first legal panel, March 27, 2015
  5. Ashurst and Homburger advise RBS on sale of Coutts International, March 27, 2015
  6. Pinsent Masons posts improved trainee retention rate while CMS slides to 62%, March 27, 2015
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. Legal aid tenders: ‘hundreds’ of firms will go under, March 29, 2015
  2. Hughes backs ‘inquisitorial’ reform of civil justice, March 29, 2015
  3. Society renews calls for legal privilege protection, March 29, 2015
  4. Google fails in bid to stop privacy actions, March 29, 2015
  5. Society takes 'difficult' decision not to appeal legal aid ruling, March 28, 2015
  6. Google fails in bid to stop privacy cases, March 27, 2015
  7. Trainee minimum wage hope as Society consults, March 27, 2015
  8. Bar ponders new limits on ‘cab rank’ rule, March 27, 2015
  9. Society outrage at ‘back door’ criminal court fees, March 27, 2015



Magic Circle Firms

  1. Allen & Overy, Ashurst and Hogan Lovells line up for top prize at Corporate ... - Legal Week, (Allen & Overy), March 28, 2015
Other Large UK Firms

  1. Allen & Overy, Ashurst and Hogan Lovells line up for top prize at Corporate ... - Legal Week, (Ashurst), March 28, 2015
  2. DLA Piper adds ex-Granite Ventures MD to team - Thomson Reuters' peHUB (press release), (DLA Piper), March 27, 2015
  3. Morning Briefing: Law firm appoints new IP head in Sydney - Australasian Lawyer, (Bird & Bird), March 27, 2015
US Firms in London

  1. Sidley Austin, Bakers star in Starbucks' partnership with Taiwan's Tingyi - Legal Business Online, (Baker & McKenzie), March 27, 2015
  2. Dow Chemical to Merge Unit With Olin - New York Times, (Shearman & Sterling), March 27, 2015



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. Clifford Chance advises Actis on sale of Teknicast Sdn. Bhd. and PT Teknicast Indonesia, Clifford Chance, March 30, 2015
  2. Shipping success for Allen & Overy, Allen & Overy, March 27, 2015
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. New rules affecting terminations, mass redundancies, executives and mandatory severance (TFR), Bird & Bird, March 30, 2015
  2. A penalty decision, Burges Salmon, March 27, 2015
  3. UK food chain update – horse meat, food crime and a chance for suppliers to have their say, Burges Salmon, March 27, 2015
  4. Burges Salmon appointed to Costain Legal Panel, Burges Salmon, March 27, 2015
  5. Astra La Vista?, Watson Farley, March 27, 2015
  6. Travers Smith Advises Management on the £1.2 Billion Sale of BCA to Haversham Holdings, Travers Smith, March 27, 2015
  7. Reports of suspicious transaction up 24% last year, Pinsents, March 27, 2015
  8. City regulator has created a whistleblowing culture, Pinsents, March 27, 2015
  9. Ashurst advises RBS on the disposal of its internationally managed Private..., Ashurst, March 27, 2015



Legal Vendors

  1. OpenText Deepens Commitment to Economic Transformation in South Africa with Black Economic Empowerment Investment, Open Text: Press Releases, March 28, 2015
  2. OpenText Announces New Compliance and Performance Capabilities to Ensure Fast, Secure Transfer of Files, Open Text: Press Releases, March 28, 2015
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. ACE Appoints McDonald as Regional General Counsel for Eurasia & Africa - Insurance Journal, March 30, 2015
  2. ACE group appoints Susan McDonald as Africa regional general counsel - The Lawyer, March 29, 2015
  3. ACE appoints Susan McDonald as Regional General Counsel for Eurasia and ... - Business Wire (press release), March 27, 2015


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