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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Vol. 18, No. 117
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Legal Week

  1. Fieldfisher posts another year of double-digit growth as GDPR work proves rich pickings, June 13, 2018
  2. 'Our whole strategy is to pursue acquisitions' - Knights plots three law firm takeovers after IPO, June 13, 2018
  3. A&O refuses to hand over 2016-17 partnership gender pay gap data to MPs, June 12, 2018
  4. Interest in law firm IPOs on the rise as new research finds growing approval for external funding, June 12, 2018
  5. Mishcon advising Leave.EU on appeal against Brexit fine amid Twitter defamation dispute, June 12, 2018
  6. Eversheds Sutherland northwest UK private equity head quits to join DLA Piper, June 12, 2018
  7. Cravath tops Milbank rates to set new high in associate salary race, June 12, 2018
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. Bar dispute is not resolved, CBA chief tells MPs, June 12, 2018
  2. Criminal bar votes to accept government's offer, June 12, 2018



Magic Circle Firms

  1. Vonovia SE's acquisition of Swedish housing company Victoria Park AB - Global Legal Chronicle (press release), (Clifford Chance), June 13, 2018
  2. STB, KWM counsel Ant Financial on record $14 bln fundraising - Legal Business Online, (Clifford Chance), June 12, 2018
  3. Incoming Linklaters partner Alison Saunders faces scrutiny from MPs over disclosure failures during tenure as DPP - Legal Week, (Linklaters), June 12, 2018
Other Large UK Firms

  1. Dentons Faces New, Explicit Sexual Harassment Claims | Above the ... - Above the Law, (Dentons), June 13, 2018
  2. World's largest law firm embraces HighQ to enhance collaboration, delivery of legal services - GlobeNewswire (press release), (Dentons), June 12, 2018
  3. Eversheds Sutherland northwest UK private equity head quits to join DLA Piper - Legal Week, (Eversheds; DLA Piper; Pinsent Masons), June 12, 2018
  4. M&A heavyweight joins Eversheds Sutherland - Insider Media, (Eversheds; Addleshaw Goddard), June 12, 2018
  5. Norton Rose Fulbright Adds Corporate Partners in New York and Los Angeles - Citizentribune, (Norton Rose), June 12, 2018
US Firms in London

  1. Petróleos Mexicanos' CHF365 Million Notes Offering - Global Legal Chronicle (press release), (Cleary Gottlieb), June 13, 2018
  2. Many Big Law Firms Won't Disclose Arbitration Policy – Big Law ... - Bloomberg Big Law Business, (Kirkland & Ellis), June 13, 2018
  3. Manatt Taps Cybersecurity Chair Donna Wilson as Next Firm Leader, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  4. First Mile-Last Mile Problems Create Bumpy Road in Legal Tech Innovation, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  5. READ THE DECISION: Judge OKs AT&T-Time Warner's $85B Merger, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  6. Former Big Five Legal Services Offshoot Andersen Global Enters Asia Via Indian Tie-Up, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  7. At Stanford Conference, In-House Leaders Discuss 'Delicate Tension' Between Legal Obligations, Consumer Demands, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  8. Meet Orrick's Brian Moran, Trump's Pick for Seattle US Attorney, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  9. South Florida Law Firm That Served Drinks to Alcoholic Employee Isn't Responsible for Her Death, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  10. Seasoned Women Lawyers Gaining Leverage in Salary Talks, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  11. Law and Lemmings: Associate Salary Increases Are a Mass Act of Self-Harm, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  12. Squire Patton Boggs Resolves China Intellectual Property Disputes Over Its Name, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  13. The Problem with Law Schools? They Only Prepare Future Lawyers, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  14. Two Munger Tolles Associates Are Heading to SCOTUS for Clerkships, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  15. Interest in Law Firm IPOs on the Rise in UK, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  16. When Regional Legal Markets Get “Invaded : The Impact on Local Firms, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  17. Cravath Sets New High in Associate Salary Race, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  18. King & Spalding Can't Shake Ex-Associate's Suit in ZTE Matter, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  19. Skilled in the Art: Federal Circuit, PTAB Plot Path Forward after SAS Ruling, Newswire, June 13, 2018
  20. Career Staff MIA as DOJ Reverses on ACA Defense, Newswire, June 13, 2018



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. Clifford Chance Badea advises BNP Paribas in the acquisition of German-based group IKB local assets, Clifford Chance, June 12, 2018
  2. Clifford Chance Badea strengthens strategic focus on Technology Its FinTech practice has recently looked into the impact new technologies have on traditional business models of Financial Services, Clifford Chance, June 12, 2018
  3. Linklaters advises as Lendlease and Starwood Capital Group to take over £3.5bn Silvertown development, Linklaters, June 12, 2018
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. CMS introduces Private Placements online Questionnaire, CMS, June 13, 2018
  2. Ashurst advises Deutsche Bank, ING Bank and Standard Chartered Bank in the refinancing of MNC Investama's US$365 million of senior notes, Ashurst, June 13, 2018
  3. DLA Piper advises ADMA Biologics' follow-on public offering, DLA Piper, June 12, 2018
  4. Ashurst advises Global Construction Services Limited on its A$320 million proposed merger with SRG Limited, Ashurst, June 12, 2018
  5. Burges Salmon advises Northampton Borough Council on new environmental services contract, Burges Salmon, June 12, 2018
  6. Burges Salmon re-accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard, Burges Salmon, June 12, 2018
  7. Robby Robertson joins DLA Piper's Litigation practice in Chicago, DLA Piper, June 12, 2018
  8. Macfarlanes advises The Instant Group on buy-out backed by Bowmark Capital, Macfarlanes, June 12, 2018
  9. Arbitration SpeedRead: 2018 International Arbitration Survey, Bird & Bird, June 12, 2018
  10. Eversheds Sutherland acts for Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries on its £216m acquisition of UK Power Reserve, Eversheds Sutherland (United Kingdom), June 12, 2018
  11. Eversheds Sutherland appoints Head of Real Estate Tax, Eversheds Sutherland (United Kingdom), June 12, 2018



Legal Vendors

  1. Small Law Firms White Paper: 5 Steps for Litigation Firms to Prove Their Value to Clients and Increase Profits, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, June 12, 2018
  2. Interacting With Outside Counsel: It’s Not just Lawyer-Lawyer Anymore, Mitratech: Press Releases, June 12, 2018
  3. Aderant Releases Portal in a Box – Handshake Connect, Aderant: Media Releases, June 12, 2018
  4. Thomson Reuters Elite Announces Launch of 3E MatterSphere 8.0, Thomson Elite: Press Releases, June 12, 2018
  5. Esquire Deepens Commitment to Growth of Court Reporting Profession, Esquire Deposition Services: Press Releases, June 12, 2018
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. Phillips Taps Martin Wilson As Chief General Counsel - ARTnews, June 12, 2018
  2. Shorewood appoints first African-American to village board - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 12, 2018


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