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Linklaters’ policy of handing out branded umbrellas to students on campus to spread the firm’s name appears to have paid off after Coleen Rooney was pictured on the pitch after a Manchester United home match carrying a giant brolly with the magic circle outfit’s logo on it.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer London chief and high-profile Red Knight Mark Rawlinson has praised outgoing Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson as a “spiritual heir to Matt Busby” who “hates losing but uses adversity as a fuel”.
Shearman & Sterling and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett have played key roles on Chinese internet giant Sina Corporation’s sale of a stake in the country’s Twitter-like site Weibo.
Field Fisher Waterhouse (FFW) and 4 New Square have taken headline roles in relation to allegations of racehorse doping by Godolphin trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni.
Pinsent Masons is to launch a technology, media and telecoms (TMT) practice in Singapore with the addition of Brian Tan, the founding partner of local IT boutique Keystone Law Corporation.