Molson Coors

Nabarro's Molson Coors panel spot under threat

24-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Nabarro’s position on brewer Molson Coors panel is understood to be under threat, with sources saying the company is searching for a replacement debt and competition adviser over the next two months.


The Akin deal is done, but what of the five Bingham refuseniks?

19-Sep-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

The much anticipated tie-up between Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and Bingham McCutcheon’s London office closes only one chapter of speculation over the fate of the US firm.


PwC takes on Aussie legal market with hire of ex-KWM partners

18-Aug-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Former King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) partners Tony O’Malley and Tim Blue, who set up a Sydney boutique earlier this year, have joined accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to launch an Australian legal services arm.

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Baker & McKenzie bolsters Jo'burg with competition bolt-on

5-Aug-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Baker & McKenzie has kickstarted a South African competition practice with the acquisition of local firm Vani Chetty Competition Law.


Fieldfisher hires three to grow its Paris partner tally to 16

11-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Fieldfisher has added a trio of partners to its Parisian office, bulking up its competition, corporate and tax practices.

UK Supreme Court

BT in-house team beats KWM and Herbies in Supreme Court battle

9-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

British Telecommuncations’ (BT) in-house team has triumphed against King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin (KWMSJB) and Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) in a Supreme Court battle over BT’s call charges to mobile operators.

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HSF recruits from Taylor Wessing for sixth German partner

7-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has picked up Taylor Wessing competition partner Michael Dietrich to bring the number of partners in Germany to six.

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Quartet of firms lead as CMA drops sports bra price-boost probe against major retailers

17-Jun-2014 | By Kate Beioley

DLA Piper, Lewis Silkin, Reed Smith and Shepherd & Wedderburn have deflated a probe into the artificial boosting of sports bra prices by the UK’s new competition watchdog.

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Covington tempts Fipra director with new public policy role

12-Jun-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Covington & Burling has introduced a European head of public policy and government affairs role to the firm as it looks to beef up its offering in Brussels. 

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Scotland votes ‘no’ in independence referendum: what does it mean? download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 22-Sep-2014

The following commentary provides a brief overview of the short to medium term changes expected in the post referendum environment.

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No5 Chambers 22-Sep-2014

Mugni Islam-Choudhury reports on the latest developments on restrictive covenants following Merlin Financial Consultants Ltd v Cooper and Prophet plc v Huggett.

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LK Shields Solicitors 22-Sep-2014

This article examines certain key points of the new Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014, which will come into force on 31 October 2014.

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