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Friday, November 16, 2018
Vol. 18, No. 229
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The Lawyer News

  1. Serjeants’ Inn Chambers succeeds in judicial review, November 16, 2018
  2. Conyers Dill & Pearman appoints new Senior Vice President and Head of Conyers Fiduciary (Cayman) Limited, November 16, 2018
  3. Career clinic: How do I reverse mentor a thin-skinned senior partner?, November 16, 2018
  4. Client wanting ‘male white barrister’: tackling discrimination in the legal world, November 16, 2018
  5. Shearman faces HK capital markets void as entire team walks out to Fangda, November 16, 2018
  6. Three new London partners for BCLP in first post-merger promotions round, November 15, 2018
  7. Live blog: crunch time for the Brexit deal, November 15, 2018
  8. Simpson Thacher makes major infrastructure PE play with Clifford Chance hire, November 15, 2018
  9. Getting slicker: in-housers share what self-service technology means to them, November 15, 2018
  10. Hogan Lovells’ adult viewing moment: embarrassing on so many levels, November 15, 2018
  11. Travers Smith elects Kathleen Russ as first-ever female senior partner, November 15, 2018
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. Peers block suspension of barrister Lord Lester, November 15, 2018
  2. Brexit deal: City firms voice 'cautious optimism' ahead of Westminster turmoil, November 15, 2018
  3. Brexit deal: Transferable IP rights confirmed, November 15, 2018



Magic Circle Firms

  1. Clifford Chance M&A star Mahon leaves for Simpson Thacher - Yahoo News, (Clifford Chance), November 16, 2018
  2. Continental Acquires Kathrein's Automotive Division - Global Legal Chronicle (press release), (Allen & Overy; Freshfields), November 15, 2018
  3. Amy Mahon, Leading Mergers and Acquisitions Attorney, to Join ... - Business Wire (press release), (Clifford Chance), November 15, 2018
  4. AEW acquires luxury retail asset on 384 Saint Honoré Street in Paris - Property Magazine International, (Clifford Chance), November 15, 2018
Other Large UK Firms

  1. Fenchurch Law announces triple hire - Insurance Business, (Holman Fenwick), November 15, 2018
US Firms in London

  1. In-House Lawyer Shined Spotlight on MoneyGram Compliance Woes, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  2. Higher Law: Pot Predictions | Michigan Lawyers Gear Up | Who Got the Work, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  3. Democrats Pressed 36-Year-Old Circuit Pick on 'Life Experience', Newswire, November 16, 2018
  4. As Law Firms Address Mental Health, Many Find the Stakes Are Personal, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  5. Accused Pipe Bomber Pleads Not Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  6. Big Texas Firms Expand in London — and It's Not All About Energy, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  7. To Become a Rainmaker Later, Be a Thought Leader Now, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  8. With Sharp Rebuke to Law School, Judge Tosses Prof's Suit That Included ABA, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  9. Fish & Richardson Gets Go-Ahead to Open Chinese Outpost, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  10. Trump Judge Dismisses Russian Firm's Latest Challenge to Mueller Charges, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  11. There's a Bit of Gabe MacConaill in All of Us, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  12. After Fall From Grace, David Boies Plots Next Battle, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  13. Big Law Should Raise Partner Billing Rates 10+ Percent Now, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  14. Federal Judge in Georgia Orders Tally of Rejected Absentee Ballots, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  15. Trump Watch: More on the DOJ's Greenlight for Whitaker | Rao and the Rise of the Thomas Clerks, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  16. Ex-Dewey CFO Jailed After Failing to Pay $1M Fine, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  17. Law Firms Are Not Deploying Top-Rated Cybersecurity Protocols: Survey, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  18. Labor of Law: Why Stop at Sexual Harassment? | Law Firms Sign Transgender Letter | Plus: Watch This Gig Case at 9th Circuit, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  19. New Conservative Lawyers' Group 'Checks and Balances' Bristles at Trump, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  20. Inside Track: Explaining an In-House Growth Surge | Keeping the Team Together Through a Move, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  21. American Media Inc. Hires New Top Lawyer as Longtime GC Exits, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  22. Critical Mass: Judge Greenlights $300 M in Fees in Currency-Exchange Price-Fixing Case. Plus, Complaint Alleges Online Retailer Spied on Shoppers., Newswire, November 16, 2018
  23. Skilled in the Art: Unified's Model Passes Muster at PTAB | Plus, Gorsuch Brings Patent Chops to His Chambers, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  24. Bar Exam Pass Rates Dive at 5 NY Schools While Top Programs Increase Their Advantage, Newswire, November 16, 2018
  25. Debevoise in A$3.3b AMP Life acquisitions - Vantage Asia, (Debevoise & Plimpton), November 16, 2018



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. Russian Federation Imposes New Sanctions on Ukrainian Individuals and Entities, Allen & Overy, November 15, 2018
  2. Clifford Chance advises Godewind and ERWE on the acquisition of Frankfurt Airport Center for around EUR 168 million, Clifford Chance, November 15, 2018
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. BLP* advises Panattoni Europe on project in Euskirchen, Germany, Berwin Leighton, November 16, 2018
  2. Ashurst congratulates Edify Energy on achieving the completion of Australia's largest integrated battery and solar facility, Ashurst, November 16, 2018
  3. Ashurst advises Blackstone on A$1.1 billion sale of Ixom, Ashurst, November 16, 2018
  4. 2018 Compliance & Risk Report: Compliance Settles In, Personal Liability Concerns Persist and Technology Emerges as the Next Frontier, DLA Piper, November 15, 2018
  5. DLA Piper advises EquiAlt on the formation and offering of its US$500 million Qualified Opportunity Zone fund, DLA Piper, November 15, 2018
  6. Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Elects 23 New Partners, Berwin Leighton, November 15, 2018
  7. UK Capacity Market suspended following GCEU ruling on state aid approval, Burges Salmon, November 15, 2018
  8. WFW advises LPA on acquisition by Motive Partners, Watson Farley, November 15, 2018
  9. New UAE Foreign Direct Investment Law, Watson Farley, November 15, 2018
  10. Real estate guide for international buyers, Appleby, November 15, 2018
  11. Eighth class of DLA Piper Krantz Fellows spend first year engaged in pro bono, DLA Piper, November 15, 2018
  12. Data Protection and the Draft Brexit Agreement – first impressions, Bird & Bird, November 15, 2018
  13. Supreme Court defines plausibility in the context of sufficiency, Bird & Bird, November 15, 2018



Legal Vendors

  1. Mitratech Earns Top 10 Recognition as Legal Tech Gains Global Traction, Mitratech: Press Releases, November 16, 2018
  2. Amazon HQ Looks Like Windfall for Washington Area Law Firms, MLA Global in the News, November 15, 2018
  3. 5 Questions for Raad Ahmed: “AI & Machine Learning Will be at the Heart of Every Lawyer’s Practice”, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, November 15, 2018
  4. On a high after ndElevate 2018, Workshare: Blog, November 15, 2018
  5. RELX Group survey reveals gap between awareness and implementation for AI and Machine Learning in the US, RELX Group (Reed Elsevier): Press Releases, November 15, 2018


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