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Monday, May 20, 2019
Vol. 18, No. 358
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The Lawyer News

  1. Hot 100 career quiz: Kirkland partner Kirsteen Nicol, May 20, 2019
  2. In court this week: Audits, investment and cartels from Freshfields, A&O and Slaughters, May 20, 2019
  3. The Lawyer Awards: CMS, Shearman and Travers among the funds finalists, May 20, 2019
  4. Data dive: The ten firms with the highest borrowings, May 20, 2019
  5. #MeToo in law: Are we just hypocrites?, May 17, 2019
  6. The speed read: Brexit, US firms and leadership musical chairs, May 17, 2019
  7. General Counsel Strategy Summit 15-17 May 2019, May 17, 2019
  8. Marketing Leadership Summit | 13 – 14 June 2019, May 17, 2019
  9. Cleary ditches City paralegal programme after nine-month review, May 17, 2019
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. 'Bullying' libel judge's dismissal of claim reversed on appeal, May 20, 2019



Magic Circle Firms

  1. Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Advises Royal DSM N.V. And DSM India Private Limited In Acquisition Matter - Live Law, (Clifford Chance), May 20, 2019
Other Large UK Firms

  1. Tetra Tech to Acquire WYG to Expand its UK Operations - Argus Press, (DLA Piper), May 20, 2019
  2. ESSA Pharma to acquire Realm Therapeutics - Pharmaceutical Business Review, (Eversheds), May 18, 2019
  3. Supreme Cannabis to Buy BlissCo for $48 Million in Stock - New Cannabis Ventures, (Norton Rose), May 17, 2019
  4. Mitchell law firm opens Dublin office | This Irish America - Irish Echo, (DLA Piper), May 17, 2019
  5. Dentons advises KPS Capital Partners on USD490m acquisition of Brunswick Corporation's fitness brands - Private Equity Wire, (Dentons), May 17, 2019
US Firms in London

  1. Latham & Watkins boosts Tokyo with 3 MoFo hires - The Global Legal Post, (Latham & Watkins; Morrison & Foerster), May 20, 2019
  2. Seeing Lawyers in Crisis, Some Blame the Billable Hour, Newswire, May 20, 2019
  3. Seeing Lawyers in Crisis, Some Blame the Billable Hour, American Lawyer, May 19, 2019
  4. Greg Craig Says Nothing 'Tawdry' About Helping Manafort's Daughter Get a Skadden Job, Newswire, May 18, 2019
  5. Global Lawyers Discouraged by Trade War, Newswire, May 18, 2019
  6. Ex-Partner's Suit Targets Pierce Bainbridge's Ties With Litigation Funder, Newswire, May 18, 2019
  7. ABA Toughens Bar-Pass Standard for Law Schools, Newswire, May 18, 2019
  8. Skilled in the Art: Did SCOTUS Just Gift Universities an IPR Break? + NPE Litigation Just Got Easier to Follow, Newswire, May 18, 2019
  9. 'My Stomach Flipped': How a Houston Lawyer Got Caught in a $400,000 Scam, Newswire, May 18, 2019
  10. Mental Health, Heartbeat Bills, 1L Life: What You Said, Newswire, May 18, 2019
  11. Trump Loses Another DACA Case in US Appeals Court, Newswire, May 18, 2019
  12. Roberta Kaplan and Tina Tchen Launch Anti-Harassment Training Firm, Newswire, May 18, 2019
  13. You've Got That Friday Feeling, So Take This Week's News Quiz, Newswire, May 18, 2019
  14. In the 'Chaos': Stephen Boyd Is DOJ's Point Man as Democrats Dial Up Pressure, Newswire, May 18, 2019
  15. Wading into Roe, Super Hero, Good-bye Caesar: The Morning Minute, Newswire, May 18, 2019
  16. Tips from the Top: 8 GCs Share How to Get Ahead, Newswire, May 18, 2019
  17. Outside the Office, They Want Inside Your Pants, Newswire, May 18, 2019
  18. Ares Management Corporation's Acquisition of Coolsys - Global Legal Chronicle, (Kirkland & Ellis), May 18, 2019



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. A&O advises on breakthrough blockchain commodity trading platform Forcefield, Allen & Overy, May 17, 2019
  2. Clifford Chance achieves Bronze at Mind’s Workplace Wellbeing Awards, Clifford Chance, May 17, 2019
  3. Linklaters Paris obtains final victory for major mining conglomerate in criminal proceedings in Senegal, Linklaters, May 17, 2019
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. Pinsent Masons' Board Member and Infrastructure expert Catherine Workman Relocates to Middle East, Pinsents, May 20, 2019
  2. Ashurst real estate partners leading in their field, Ashurst, May 19, 2019
  3. KWM advises Alliance Minerals on strategic share placements, King & Wood Mallesons (SJ Berwin), May 19, 2019
  4. The NIC's challenge for green warehousing and logistics, Burges Salmon, May 17, 2019
  5. Burges Salmon advises Ordo on investment by Nationwides Venture Fund, Burges Salmon, May 17, 2019
  6. Burges Salmon advises Fern Trading Limited on the acquisition of Jurassic Fibre Limited, Burges Salmon, May 17, 2019
  7. James Harrison, Watson Farley, May 17, 2019
  8. Ryan Tan, Watson Farley, May 17, 2019
  9. Guan Jian, Watson Farley, May 17, 2019
  10. Travers Smith advise management in relation to KKR's investment in Exact, the Dutch..., Travers Smith, May 17, 2019
  11. Eversheds Sutherland advises Pollen Street Capital on its acquisition of corporate foreign exchange specialist Infinity International, Eversheds Sutherland (United Kingdom), May 17, 2019
  12. International law firm Ashurst has been named Law Firm of the Year - Food, Ashurst, May 17, 2019
  13. Ashurst advises Felss Group on the financing of the acquisition of HMP, Ashurst, May 17, 2019
  14. EU confirms Bermuda’s status as a cooperative jurisdiction in international tax transparency, Appleby, May 17, 2019



Legal Vendors

  1. LexisNexis CounselLink Spotlights New Work Management Capabilities at CLOC 2019, LexisNexis: Press Releases, May 17, 2019
  2. M&ATech: Merrill Corp to launch tool to block sensitive text, exec says, Merrill Corporation: Press Releases, May 17, 2019
  3. On the Ground at the CLOC Institute 2019: How to Be a Legal Ops Business Enabler, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, May 17, 2019
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. EllisDon announces new senior management appointments - Daily Commercial News, May 20, 2019
  2. Lawyers Appointed As Deputy Chairpersons To Human Rights Review Tribunal - Lawfuel, May 20, 2019
  3. South Palm Beach County Social Scene - The Boca Raton Tribune, May 20, 2019
  4. In Business: Alexandria Industries awarded $175,000 DEED Grant - St. Cloud Times, May 19, 2019
  5. National In Barr, Trump has found his champion and advocate MICHAEL BALSAMO and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated -, May 19, 2019
  6. Another View: Central Maine Power plan rife with conflicts of interest - Press Herald, May 19, 2019
  7. In Barr, Trump has found his champion and advocate - DeKalb Daily Chronicle, May 19, 2019
  8. Executive Moves: InSight, EisnerAmper and more -, May 18, 2019
  9. Barr: John Durham picked to review Russia investigation origins for being 'tenacious' and 'fair' - Washington Examiner, May 18, 2019
  10. Leading Restructuring and Energy Expert Brad Axelrod Joins Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP - PRNewswire, May 18, 2019
  11. General Counsel of Video Game Industry Association Made CEO | Corporate Counsel -, May 17, 2019
  12. Mining Company Emails for Insights: A Beneficial, But Tricky Proposition | Legaltech News -, May 17, 2019
  13. Personnel Moves at Hotel Equities, Auro, Radisson - Hotel Business, May 17, 2019
  14. Chutes & Ladders—AstraZeneca nets executive to lead breast cancer R&D - FierceBiotech, May 17, 2019
  15. Aspen announces executive leadership shake-up - Insurance Business New Zealand, May 17, 2019


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