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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Vol. 18, No. 101
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Legal Week

  1. Linklaters becomes first magic circle firm to secure Chinese law capability, May 21, 2018
  2. Freshfields to create 100 new legal and tech jobs in Berlin as it ups lawyer recruitment in Manchester, May 21, 2018
  3. Gateley posts 8% revenue growth and makes first law firm acquisition since 2015 IPO, May 21, 2018
  4. Linklaters criticised by MPs for refusing to discuss role on £1bn Russian energy IPO, May 21, 2018
  5. Network Rail turns to Clifford Chance as £1bn commercial property sale heats up, May 21, 2018



Magic Circle Firms

  1. Freshfields to create 100 new legal and tech jobs in Berlin as it ups ... - Legal Week, (Freshfields), May 22, 2018
  2. Linklaters Becomes First Magic Circle Firm to Gain Access to Chinese Law Capability -, (Linklaters), May 22, 2018
  3. UK Lawmakers Say Dirty Russian Money Is Still Flowing to London - New York Times, (Linklaters), May 21, 2018
  4. MPs take aim at magic circle over Russia dealings and Carillion collapse - Legal Cheek (blog), (Linklaters; Slaughter and May), May 21, 2018
Other Large UK Firms

  1. US hires for Dentons - CDR News Magazine, (Dentons), May 21, 2018
US Firms in London

  1. Milbank hires former Dechert partner Solis to boost global CLO practice - Asset Securitization Report, (Dechert), May 22, 2018



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. Freshfields hires Hazel Yin as co-head, China competition practice, Freshfields, May 22, 2018
  2. Allen & Overy's weekly update on Key Regulatory Topics – 11 May 2018 – 17 May 2018, Allen & Overy, May 21, 2018
  3. Allen & Overy advises as Interserve secures refinancing package, Allen & Overy, May 21, 2018
  4. Allen & Overy advises a consortium of banks on high yield notes for Flora Food Group, Allen & Overy, May 21, 2018
  5. Freshfields advises First Reserve on the sale of M Group Services, Freshfields, May 21, 2018
  6. Banks urged to deal with bad loans as investor appetite and regulatory implementation create a perfect storm for opportunities, Linklaters, May 21, 2018
  7. Linklaters takes part in The Hong Kong Law Society’s first Access to Justice Hackathon, Linklaters, May 21, 2018
  8. Foreign Affairs Committee – statement, Linklaters, May 21, 2018
  9. Linklaters announces Joint Operations with Zhao Sheng Law Firm, Linklaters, May 21, 2018
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. CMS advises on acquisition of by The Rank Group Plc, CMS, May 22, 2018
  2. Ashurst advises Renewi on refinancing of existing €550m banking facilities within innovative long term Green Framework, Ashurst, May 22, 2018
  3. Ashurst advises Downer and Spotless on the A$1.3 billion refinancing of their syndicated corporate debt facilities, Ashurst, May 21, 2018
  4. Perspectives on infrastructure: Delivering the Industrial Strategy, Burges Salmon, May 21, 2018
  5. Marine Money China Ship Finance & Offshore Summit, Watson Farley, May 21, 2018
  6. Elizabeth Ilett, Watson Farley, May 21, 2018
  7. Nil by Mouth? Excluding Oral Variation of Contracts, Watson Farley, May 21, 2018
  8. UAE Real Estate Update, Watson Farley, May 21, 2018
  9. The Greek RES Tenders, Watson Farley, May 21, 2018
  10. The benefits of blockchain for captive insurers, Appleby, May 21, 2018
  11. Ashurst advises on the Kampala Jinja Expressway project in Uganda, Ashurst, May 21, 2018
  12. Travers Smith advises Volex plc on the acquisition of the business and assets..., Travers Smith, May 21, 2018



Legal Vendors

  1. Introducing AbacusNext International, Technology Solutions Provider to the UK, Europe, and Beyond, Abacus Next: Press Releases, May 22, 2018
  2. 2018 Law Firms in Transition Survey Released, Altman Weil: Press Releases, May 21, 2018
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. BRIEF-Rachel Clingman Joins Noble Energy Senior Leadership Team As General Counsel - Reuters, May 21, 2018


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