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Thursday, February 16, 2017
Vol. 17, No. 33
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The Lawyer News

  1. JLL looks to expand specialist business with GC hire, February 15, 2017
  2. Sidley raids Kirkland again for seven-partner Munich team, February 15, 2017
  3. Khaitan advises CK Birla companies on JVs, February 15, 2017
  4. Anthony Haycroft defends dentist in GDC fitness to practise case, February 15, 2017
  5. Schoenherr advises UNIQA on IT upgrade, February 15, 2017
  6. Kinstellar and Binder Grösswang advise Puratos on Diamant deal, February 15, 2017
  7. Hardwicke Property Team’s Manchester Roadshow: easements and restrictive covenants, February 15, 2017
  8. The Lawyer Litigation Tracker explained, February 15, 2017
Legal Week

  1. White & Case posts 7% revenue hike to reach record high of $1.63bn, February 15, 2017
  2. Davis Polk sees double-digit revenue and PEP rises for 2016 as partner profits hit $3.75m, February 15, 2017
  3. Five-partner Ashurst private equity team set for Freshfields move, February 15, 2017
  4. Former KWM partner Pittal signs off first deal after move to Stephenson Harwood, February 15, 2017
  5. US firms defy economic headwinds to post rising revenue and PEP, February 15, 2017
  6. Kirkland & Ellis loses seven-partner team to Sidley in Munich, February 15, 2017
  7. Freshfields signs 20-year lease for new London base at 100 Bishopsgate, February 15, 2017
  8. 'The goal is not to be punitive' - HP's legal chief on how firms are responding to diversity demands, February 15, 2017
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. Phil Shiner colleague reprimanded by SDT, February 15, 2017
  2. Government rebuffs latest calls for no-fault divorce, February 15, 2017



Magic Circle Firms

  1. Sidley Hires Seven Kirkland Partners in Munich - Bloomberg Big Law Business, (Linklaters), February 16, 2017
  2. Weil closes its sole Middle East office - Australasian Lawyer, (Clifford Chance), February 15, 2017
  3. Direct One closes the acquisition of Netcity Telecom - Business Review, (Clifford Chance), February 15, 2017
Other Large UK Firms

  1. WFW Advising BW Offshore on Farm-Out Agreement for Namibia's Kudu Field - ScandOil, (Watson Farley), February 15, 2017
  2. Castrol invests in Romax Technology - The Business Desk, (Eversheds), February 15, 2017
US Firms in London

  1. Bay Area boost for MoFo - CDR News Magazine, (Morrison & Foerster; Sidley Austin), February 15, 2017
  2. Sidley Hires Seven Kirkland Partners in Munich - Bloomberg Big Law Business, (Kirkland & Ellis), February 15, 2017



Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. Olswang leads in advising Tim Hincks and Peter Fincham on launch of Expectation, Olswang, February 16, 2017
  2. DLA Piper provides scholarship to Sciences Po’s Executive Master General Counsel Program in France, DLA Piper, February 16, 2017
  3. DLA Piper moves to Commercial Bay, DLA Piper, February 15, 2017
  4. DLA Piper represents Mesa Airlines in connection with its $100 million engine financing facility, DLA Piper, February 15, 2017
  5. UK Pensions Speedbrief: Tackling pension scams – what comes next?, Eversheds Sutherland (International), February 15, 2017
  6. Artificial Intelligence forges ahead of the law, Eversheds Sutherland (International), February 15, 2017
  7. Duran Duran Come Undone, Eversheds Sutherland (International), February 15, 2017
  8. How to benchmark settlement terms in disputes with patent assertion entities? The US Federal Trade Commission provides useful data, Eversheds Sutherland (International), February 15, 2017
  9. Quantifying damages for data breaches, Eversheds Sutherland (International), February 15, 2017
  10. Should UK employers offer the “right to disconnect”?, Eversheds Sutherland (International), February 15, 2017
  11. Will free Wi-Fi providers be paying the price for illegal downloads?, Eversheds Sutherland (International), February 15, 2017
  12. Standby Letter of Credit: stringent approach in establishing fraud exception, Eversheds Sutherland (International), February 15, 2017
  13. Timber Regulation: Recent updates and developments, Eversheds Sutherland (International), February 15, 2017
  14. Ultime Novità sul Decreto “Spalma Incentivi”, Watson Farley, February 15, 2017
  15. Compulsory data breach notification for Australia, Bird & Bird, February 15, 2017



Legal Vendors

  1. Security Evangelist, Lesson V: Availability, Workshare: Blog, February 16, 2017
  2. COO & CFO Forum Video: K&L Gates’ COO Palermo Discusses Legal Technology, Legal Executive Institute, February 15, 2017
  3. Marketing Partner Forum: Remember, You Work for Us, GC Panel Reminds Law Firms, Legal Executive Institute, February 15, 2017
  4. Legal Executive Institute Welcomes Chief Marketing Officer Advisory Board, Legal Executive Institute, February 15, 2017
  5. Guidance Software Forensic Security Solutions Win Top Prize at 2017 SC Media Awards, Guidance Central: Press Releases, February 15, 2017
  6. FRONTEO’s Lit i View Email Auditor Has Been Adopted By Global Container Shipping Company Evergreen Marine Corp., FRONTEO (TechLaw, UBIC, eVolve), February 15, 2017
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. CLS Group Promotes Gaynor Wood to General Counsel | Finance ... - Finance Magnates, February 15, 2017


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