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UK Law Firm News
Friday, December 8, 2017
Vol. 17, No. 244
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The Lawyer News

  1. HSF loses top spot as firm with the most FTSE 100 clients, December 8, 2017
  2. Ropes’ management changes are a smart move for London, December 8, 2017
  3. Scottish lawyer sparks quarrel with attempt to trade mark “legal engineer”, December 8, 2017
  4. Sidley Austin chair to step down after four years in charge, December 7, 2017
  5. Boies Schiller and K&L Gates brought into Weinstein class action fray, December 7, 2017
  6. Ladbrokes calls on Ashurst to lead on £4bn merger offer from GVC, December 7, 2017
  7. Hungarian Competition Act amended, December 7, 2017
  8. FIDIC construction ‘contracts of choice’ updated, December 7, 2017
  9. Ireland: class actions on the agenda after mortgage scandal, December 7, 2017
  10. Tackling ‘push payments’ fraud, December 7, 2017
  11. Hungary’s new merger control investigation tool, December 7, 2017
  12. EU issues tax jurisdiction blacklist, December 7, 2017
Legal Week

  1. McDermott sued by investment manager over claims of fraudulent misrepresentation, December 7, 2017
  2. CMS enters fray with hire of London Sedgwick partner, December 7, 2017
  3. Addleshaw Goddard and Ashurst win roles as GVC takes £3.9bn punt on Ladbrokes Coral, December 7, 2017
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. Court security chaos: Judge slams 'chronic failure', December 8, 2017
  2. Rights body endorses UK prisoner voting plan, December 7, 2017
  3. Coca-Cola continues fight against EU trade mark, December 7, 2017
  4. Judge sounds contempt warning for solicitors on dishonest claimants, December 7, 2017



Other Large UK Firms

  1. Mayer Brown Insurance Duo Decamp to Dentons -, (Dentons), December 7, 2017
  2. Chinese firm acquires Lloyds Banking Group headquarters for undisclosed sum - Wiltshire Business, (Addleshaw Goddard), December 7, 2017
US Firms in London

  1. KKR completes take-private PharMerica acquisition - PE Hub (blog), (Weil Gotshal), December 8, 2017
  2. Mayer Brown Insurance Duo Decamp to Dentons -, (Dewey & LeBoeuf; Mayer Brown), December 7, 2017
  3. Sierra Wireless, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Numerex Corp. - Business Wire (press release), (Skadden Arps), December 7, 2017



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. Clifford Chance advises Ruentex Group on US$2.88 billion sale of 36.16% stake in Sun Art Retail Group to Alibaba, Clifford Chance, December 8, 2017
  2. Clifford Chance advises Carrefour on its cooperation agreement with Fnac Darty in purchasing domestic appliances and consumer electronics in France, Clifford Chance, December 7, 2017
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. Ashurst commended in the Chambers Asia Pacific Guide 2018, Ashurst, December 8, 2017
  2. King & Wood Mallesons congratulates the industry in developing fees and costs disclosure guidance, King & Wood Mallesons (SJ Berwin), December 8, 2017
  3. Mary Padbury retires as Vice Chairman of Ashurst, Ashurst, December 7, 2017
  4. Trademark Talk │ Cayman Calling, Appleby, December 7, 2017
  5. How the UK's food safety and integrity regime might change post-Brexit, Burges Salmon, December 7, 2017
  6. Macfarlanes advises Regional REIT on secondary fundraise of up to £100m, Macfarlanes, December 7, 2017
  7. Travers Smith advises Deloitte, Liberum Capital and Zeus Capital on £70 million capital..., Travers Smith, December 7, 2017
  8. Copyright and breach of confidence: format of television show, Bird & Bird, December 7, 2017
  9. E-commerce and VAT: new rules adopted, Bird & Bird, December 7, 2017
  10. Trade marks: validity of three-dimensional marks, Bird & Bird, December 7, 2017
  11. Patents: jurisdiction over non-UK European patents, Bird & Bird, December 7, 2017
  12. Patents: claim interpretation, Bird & Bird, December 7, 2017
  13. Ashurst advises Ladbrokes Coral on its potential acquisition by GVC Holdings, Ashurst, December 7, 2017
  14. Ashurst advises EQT Real Estate for the acquisition and financing of an office building in Paris (75013), Ashurst, December 7, 2017



Legal Vendors

  1. Policy Management in the Context of GDPR, Mitratech: Press Releases, December 7, 2017
  2. Podcast Transcript: Assessing Innovative Legal Design & Process with Bill Caraher of von Briesen & Roper, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, December 7, 2017
  3. Aderant Announces Major Upgrade to CompuLaw, Aderant: Media Releases, December 7, 2017
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. Chubb Appoints Tracey Laws Global Government and Industry ... - PR Newswire (press release), December 7, 2017


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