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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Vol. 17, No. 207
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The Lawyer News

  1. The first female-led transatlantic merger is great news for gender diversity, October 18, 2017
  2. Ince names non-lawyer as first London head following Hong Kong move, October 18, 2017
  3. A&O calls on David Morley to launch leadership project, October 18, 2017
  4. Protection for pregnant workers in collective redundancy – an ECJ opinion, October 18, 2017
  5. Hotel industry does not understand cyber risks, October 18, 2017
  6. Commercial property Q&A, October 18, 2017
  7. Section 19 and commercial leases, October 18, 2017
  8. At-a-glance guide to leveraged finance, October 18, 2017
  9. Free trade zones, counterfeiting and piracy in China, UAE and Singapore, October 18, 2017
  10. Black History Month: “Clients must demand diversity from their law firms”, October 17, 2017
  11. Three partners to run for Eversheds UK chair, October 17, 2017
  12. KWM hires ex SJ Berwin partner for M&A boost, October 17, 2017
  13. PwC Legal head to stand down after four years, October 17, 2017
  14. The real estate play: Why a Bryan Cave merger suits BLP better than Greenberg, October 17, 2017
Legal Week

  1. Eversheds Sutherland set for contested election for chairman role as three UK partners step forward, October 17, 2017
  2. KWM seals takeover of Germany boutique led by former SJ Berwin Frankfurt corporate head, October 17, 2017
  3. PwC appoints new legal services head as Brookes steps down, October 17, 2017
  4. GCs to judge best ideas on how to shake up legal profession: one week till deadline for entries, October 17, 2017
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. High Court braced for £600m Lloyds HBOS trial, October 17, 2017
  2. Civil justice overseers back 'presumption' of mediation, October 17, 2017
  3. Blackstone's v Archbold: Solicitors and barristers back opposing sides, October 17, 2017
  4. Fed up junior barristers victims of 'shabby' court listings, October 17, 2017



Magic Circle Firms

  1. NRF hires in Sydney and Melbourne - CDR News Magazine, (Clifford Chance), October 17, 2017
  2. Linklaters hires derivatives lawyer from Mayer Brown - GlobalCapital, (Linklaters), October 17, 2017
  3. $2bn US malls deal succeeds with HSF's advice - Australasian Lawyer, (Herbert Smith), October 17, 2017
Other Large UK Firms

  1. Former Barclays investigations head joins Eversheds | Andrew ... - CDR News Magazine, (Eversheds), October 18, 2017
  2. Berwin Leighton Paisner in transatlantic tie-up talks with Bryan Cave - Legal Cheek (blog), (Eversheds; Berwin Leighton), October 18, 2017
  3. Hogan Lovells and Mauritian trust company make African hires - African Law & Business (ALB), (Hogan Lovells; Norton Rose), October 17, 2017
  4. NRF hires in Sydney and Melbourne - CDR News Magazine, (Norton Rose; Pinsent Masons), October 17, 2017
  5. International firm hires construction team from Lander & Rogers - Australasian Lawyer, (Norton Rose), October 17, 2017
US Firms in London

  1. Apollo to take majority stake in Catalina - PE Hub (blog), (Sidley Austin), October 17, 2017



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. RTPR Allen & Overy advises ADM Capital on the sale of Brikston, Allen & Overy, October 18, 2017
  2. Patent litigation partner Jan Ebersohl joins A&O in Munich, Allen & Overy, October 18, 2017
  3. Allen & Overy and Frotz Riedl advise private equity investor CMR on acquisition of laser specialist Rofin Sinar UK, Allen & Overy, October 17, 2017
  4. Clifford Chance advises P2C Investissements in connection with its exit from the shareholding of Solutions 30, Clifford Chance, October 17, 2017
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. Benchmarks Regulations Update, Eversheds Sutherland (International), October 18, 2017
  2. General Counsel Update - October 2017, Eversheds Sutherland (International), October 18, 2017
  3. Brexit: Implications for China’s Restructuring/Insolvency Industry, Eversheds Sutherland (International), October 18, 2017
  4. Significant WiFi vulnerability exposed, Eversheds Sutherland (International), October 18, 2017
  5. Personal accountability, culture, risk management: the HKMA rolls out enhanced Corporate Governance and Risk Management regime, Eversheds Sutherland (International), October 18, 2017
  6. Recent developments in the Singapore healthcare sector, Eversheds Sutherland (International), October 18, 2017
  7. Ashurst's associated office OSP grows dispute resolution practice with lateral hire, Ashurst, October 18, 2017
  8. Legal 500 UK 2017 Results, Bird & Bird, October 18, 2017
  9. Ashurst advises Champion Iron Limited in C$300 million financing, Ashurst, October 17, 2017
  10. How does the government propose to plan for the right homes in the right places?, Burges Salmon, October 17, 2017
  11. Town or village green applications: how many times can a defective application be amended?, Burges Salmon, October 17, 2017
  12. Gowling WLG success in Legal 500 UK rankings, Gowling WLG (Wragge Lawrence Graham), October 17, 2017



Legal Vendors

  1. Innovation in Law Firms… It’s Not Just Tech, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, October 17, 2017
  2. Upcoming Cybersecurity Webinar Outlines Effect of Recent Data Breaches on Legal Teams, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, October 17, 2017
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. Marriott Announces Ed Ryan to Retire as General Counsel - Markets Insider, October 18, 2017
  2. Messner to Replace Dodge as Dish Network General Counsel - Multichannel News, October 17, 2017
  3. Marriott Announces Ed Ryan to Retire as General Counsel - PR Newswire (press release), October 17, 2017


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