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UK Law Firm News
Monday, March 20, 2017
Vol. 17, No. 55
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The Lawyer News

  1. Calling all in-house lawyers: We want your views on how firms stand out, March 20, 2017
  2. The changing role of the law firm General Counsel, March 19, 2017
  3. Goodwin stumps up for KWM team integration trip to New York, March 19, 2017
  4. How FTSE 100 lawyers are turning the tables on budget cuts, March 19, 2017
  5. Destination: Africa, March 19, 2017
  6. Does PwC’s strategy add up?, March 19, 2017
  7. The mid-tier is right to fear PwC, March 19, 2017
  8. Mipim day 3: DLA’s yacht perspective, March 17, 2017
  9. TWM wins as Law Rocks smashes into 2017 with Six of the Best, March 17, 2017
  10. Conyers recognised as top tier by Chambers, March 17, 2017
  11. Mipim: the show’s over and Bruce Dear is suffering, March 17, 2017
  12. Maravela & Asociatii teams up with National Antifraud and Anticorruption Conference, March 17, 2017
  13. Khaitan advises Lakshmi Vilas Bank on QIP, March 17, 2017
  14. Khaitan advises Ascendas on Flagship shares purchase, March 17, 2017
  15. STAR conference, Milan, March 17, 2017
  16. No5’s Tim Jones assists in worldwide inter-university arbitration moot, March 17, 2017
  17. The changing asset-tracing landscape, March 17, 2017
  18. No5’s Susan Monaghan appointed legal assessor to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Disciplinary Committee, March 17, 2017
  19. Stewarts Law calls off Enyo merger, March 17, 2017
  20. Ogier succeeds in planning appeal for Housing Trust development, March 17, 2017
  21. The Mariana Pinto inquest, March 17, 2017
  22. Big promotions at BP Collins, March 17, 2017
  23. Aderant’s new London address, March 17, 2017
  24. Goodwin appoints real estate finance duo to lead London, March 17, 2017
Legal Week

  1. Visa Europe appoints Deutsche Bank's former global strategy head as GC, March 17, 2017
  2. Linklaters brings forward new partner election process as it gears up to set new strategy, March 17, 2017
  3. Stewarts Law and Enyo call off £80m merger talks, March 17, 2017
  4. PwC strikes innovative deal with GE to take on in-house tax law team, March 17, 2017
  5. Simmons unveils new sector heads for financial institutions and life sciences, March 17, 2017
  6. Pinsent Masons to launch flexible lawyering service Vario in Australia, March 17, 2017
  7. 'The global solution isn't working' - new four-way alliance aims to challenge international giants, March 17, 2017
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. Leasehold property guide released, March 19, 2017
  2. Stewarts and Enyo merger called off, March 17, 2017
  3. Government 'wilfully blind' to impact of tribunal fees, says Law Society, March 17, 2017
  4. Government urged to clarify SFO future, March 17, 2017



Magic Circle Firms

  1. $150m long-term debt raising complete - Lawyers Weekly, (Herbert Smith), March 20, 2017
  2. One of the new Boies - CDR News Magazine, (Herbert Smith), March 19, 2017
Other Large UK Firms

  1. Dentons launches UK Patent Prosecution and Opposition practice ... - The Global Legal Post, (Olswang), March 20, 2017
  2. Bain Capital sells mining shares - Lawyers Weekly, (Ashurst), March 20, 2017
  3. Law firm Addleshaw Goddard announces first cohort of fintechs for accelerator program - EconoTimes, (Addleshaw Goddard), March 17, 2017
  4. Exchange rates blamed for 3% revenue decline at DLA Piper - The Business Desk, (DLA Piper), March 17, 2017
US Firms in London

  1. Billionaire Washington Bids for Canada's Dominion Diamond - Bloomberg, (Skadden Arps), March 19, 2017
  2. Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort wanted for questioning in Ukraine corruption case - CNN, (Skadden Arps), March 18, 2017
  3. German Authorities Raid US Law Firm Leading Volkswagen's Emissions Inquiry - New York Times, (Jones Day), March 18, 2017
  4. How Law Firms Evaluate Technology? A Conversation with Reed Smith's Director of Practice Support, Bryon Bratcher - Bloomberg Big Law Business, (Reed Smith), March 17, 2017
  5. PE makes US$755 million engineering investment - Latin Lawyer (subscription), (Skadden Arps), March 17, 2017



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. Up to a third of Chinese outbound M&A deals by value blocked or withdrawn in 2016, Linklaters, March 19, 2017
  2. Allen & Overy advises Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas on the refinancing and recapitalisation of PAREX by CVC, Allen & Overy, March 17, 2017
  3. Clifford Chance advises 3i on investment of EUR 120 million in Lampenwelt, Clifford Chance, March 17, 2017
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. Nabarro advises BearingPoint on acquisition of LCP Consulting, Nabarro Nathanson, March 19, 2017
  2. Appleby advise Tritax Big Box REIT plc on £90 million loan facility and restructuring, Appleby, March 17, 2017
  3. NYSBA Dublin Regional Meeting, Watson Farley, March 17, 2017
  4. WFW Reliance Industries VLEC deal named one of Trade Finance’s Asia Pacific Deals of the Year 2017, Watson Farley, March 17, 2017
  5. Update on the New Italian Non-Dom Tax Regime – March 2017, Watson Farley, March 17, 2017
  6. Travers Smith advises on the sale of the Vivid Toy Group, Travers Smith, March 17, 2017
  7. The Access Group acquires Safe Computing, Travers Smith, March 17, 2017
  8. Four Gowling WLG lawyers named 'patent experts', Gowling WLG (Wragge Lawrence Graham), March 17, 2017
  9. Gowling WLG appointed as legal advisers for Arden Cross HS2 interchange site, Gowling WLG (Wragge Lawrence Graham), March 17, 2017
  10. Gowling WLG wins Global Strategic Initiative of the Year at The Lawyer European Awards 2017, Gowling WLG (Wragge Lawrence Graham), March 17, 2017
  11. Gowling WLG partner promotions for 2017, Gowling WLG (Wragge Lawrence Graham), March 17, 2017
  12. Update from the final meeting of the UPC Preparatory Committee, Bird & Bird, March 17, 2017



Legal Vendors

  1. FRONTEO Announces Changes to U.S. Leadership, FRONTEO (TechLaw, UBIC, eVolve), March 17, 2017
  2. Thomson Reuters Elite Unveils New Services Partnership with Erisberg Consulting Group LLC, Thomson Elite: Press Releases, March 17, 2017
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. The changing role of the law firm General Counsel - The Lawyer (registration), March 19, 2017
  2. Beam Suntory appoints new general counsel - The Spirits Business, March 18, 2017


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