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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Vol. 20, No. 14
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The Lawyer News

  1. No5 barrister defends lorry driver cleared after cyclist died in road accident, January 22, 2020
  2. Seven counsel from No5 involved in Family Court hearing, January 22, 2020
  3. Era of borrowing ends as firms hoard cash in hand, January 22, 2020
  4. Former UAE client files negligence claim against Kennedys, January 22, 2020
  5. CMS, DLA and Osborne Clarke lead on CityFibre’s £200m acquisition, January 22, 2020
  6. DACB raids Spanish firm for 20-lawyer group hire, January 21, 2020
Legal Week

  1. Ince Goes on the Offensive With 10-Lawyer Team Hire, January 22, 2020
  2. Surge in Workplace Bullying Calls to Legal Mental Health Charity, January 22, 2020
  3. Dechert's Hranitzky Jumps to Quinn Emanuel to Launch Sovereign Disputes Group, January 22, 2020
  4. BT Seeks to Slash Legal Panel As Review Gets Underway, January 22, 2020
  5. Baker McKenzie Is Top Again in Global Legal Brand Rankings, January 22, 2020
  6. DAC Beachcroft Gains 20-Lawyer Madrid Team, January 22, 2020
  7. UK Top 50 Law Firm Acquired By Insurance Specialist, January 22, 2020
  8. DLA Grabs Latest Restructuring Mandate as Beales Enters Administration, January 22, 2020
  9. DLA Strengthens Singapore Office With Milbank Hire, January 22, 2020
  10. Keurig Dr. Pepper In-House Leader Joins Coty as Chief Lawyer, January 22, 2020



Magic Circle Firms

  1. DLA Piper Expands Corporate Practice with Chilean Partner Appointment - Leaders League, (Clifford Chance), January 21, 2020
Other Large UK Firms

  1. DLA Piper Hires Private Equity Partner -, (DLA Piper), January 22, 2020
  2. Genmab A/S's €20 Million Share Acquisition In CureVac AG - Global Legal Chronicle, (Simmons & Simmons), January 22, 2020
  3. LLR Partners' Geoforce acquires Trakopolis SaaS out of bankruptcy - Private Capital Journal, (Norton Rose), January 22, 2020
  4. Clubessential Holdings Announces Acquisition of Vermont Systems, Inc. - Bonner County Daily Bee, (DLA Piper), January 21, 2020
  5. DLA Piper Expands Corporate Practice with Chilean Partner Appointment - Leaders League, (DLA Piper), January 21, 2020
  6. Former McCarthy, Bird & Bird and DLA litigator launches law firm -, (Dentons; Bird & Bird; DLA Piper), January 21, 2020
  7. Reed Smith opens Brussels office with an eye on trade - Global Trade Review (GTR), (Norton Rose), January 21, 2020
US Firms in London

  1. Clarivate Analytics' $950 Million Acquisition of Decision Resources Group - Global Legal Chronicle, (Covington & Burling), January 22, 2020
  2. Duane Morris to Combine with New York's Satterlee Stephens -, (Kirkland & Ellis; White & Case), January 22, 2020
  3. Leading Corporate and Renewable Energy Partner Joins Sheppard Mullin in Century City - Associated Press, (Crowell & Moring), January 21, 2020
  4. Simmons & Simmons take on Dublin duo in double hire -, (Weil Gotshal), January 21, 2020
  5. Levine Leichtman Capital Partners's Acquisition of Resolution Economics - Global Legal Chronicle, (Kirkland & Ellis), January 21, 2020



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. Linklaters advises ContourGlobal on acquisition financing for the purchase of CHP portfolio in Mexico, Linklaters, January 21, 2020
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. KWM tops Legal 500 practice rankings in Asia Pacific, King & Wood Mallesons (SJ Berwin), January 22, 2020
  2. Background Screening, Bird & Bird, January 21, 2020
  3. Early Birds Breakfast: How to develop and maintain a manageable Record of Processing Activities?, Bird & Bird, January 21, 2020
  4. Former acting inspector general for Department of Health and Human Services joins DLA Piper as chief administrative officer, DLA Piper, January 21, 2020
  5. Burges Salmon hails the changing face of legal tech with second B-Innovative Week, Burges Salmon, January 21, 2020
  6. Commercial Disputes Weekly – Issue 13, Watson Farley, January 21, 2020
  7. Pinsent Masons advises BP on its first investment in artificial intelligence in China, Pinsents, January 21, 2020



Legal Vendors

  1. Opportunity Knocks: Balancing Knowledge-Sharing Needs with Security Requirements, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, January 22, 2020
  2. Baker McKenzie, DLA Piper and Clifford Chance Top the 2020 Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, Highlighting Increasing Global Commitment of Top Firms - Thomson Reuters, Thomson Reuters: Press Releases (Legal), January 22, 2020
  3. Cole, Scott & Kissane add iTimekeep and OCG Live to their Aderant Lineup, Aderant: Media Releases, January 21, 2020
  4. UPFRONT & PERSONAL: “Doing Good and Doing Well Are Both Possible” — Speaking with Hilary Dessouky, General Counsel at Patagonia, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, January 21, 2020
  5. 2020 Acritas Global Elite Brand Index Show Increasing Global Commitment of Top Firms, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, January 21, 2020
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. A Place for Mom, Inc. Continues to Transform and Advance Senior-Living Referral Business with New Executive Leadership Team - PRNewswire, January 22, 2020
  2. PPHE Hotel Appoints Operating Chief Hegarty As Deputy Chief Executive - Morningstar, January 22, 2020
  3. Prince Harry Joins Meghan Markle in Canada to Start Their New Lives - Yahoo Entertainment, January 22, 2020
  4. Varun Mehta Named CEO of Factor | State - Salamanca Press, January 21, 2020
  5. Career Employees Allege EPA Leaders Silenced Them on Key Deregulation Effort -, January 21, 2020
  6. Withers Appoints Martin Auerbach as Head of White Collar Defense and Investigation - Citybizlist Real Estate, January 21, 2020
  7. Marshall Dennehey Department Leader Jumps to Goldberg Segalla | The Legal Intelligencer -, January 21, 2020
  8. Ventas appoints next general counsel - Corporate Secretary, January 21, 2020
  9. On the Move: 21 January 2020 - Nashville Post, January 21, 2020
  10. New Jersey Policy Perspective Elects Two New Board Members - InsiderNJ, January 21, 2020
  11. Trump visits farmers for yearly political checkup - Politico, January 21, 2020
  12. An interview with Ana Palacio - Project Syndicate, January 21, 2020
  13. Cuomo leaves his mark on de Blasio's city — Van Bramer out of Queens BP race — State budget day dawns - Politico, January 21, 2020
  14. William Hill to reshuffle leadership after O’Brien and Whitlam step down - SBC News, January 21, 2020
  15. Four Fundamental Flaws in President Trump's Impeachment Trial Memo - Just Security, January 21, 2020
  16. In-house: TransferWise cashes in on competitor’s legal head as mammoth US GC pay packets revealed - Legal Business, January 21, 2020


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