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Freshfields, HSF and Fieldfisher to battle for UK spots on Pearson's global legal panel

21-Jan-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Publishing giant Pearson is set to launch its first global legal panel by the end of the first quarter of 2015, with current advisers Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), Fieldfisher and Morgan Lewis among those contending for places.

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Travelport bets on William Hill’s GC Murphy for head of legal role

15-Jan-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Travel commerce platform Travelport has snapped up William Hill general counsel and company secretary Thomas Murphy to head its legal department.

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Facebook calls on Vodafone's privacy chief Deadman for new role

12-Jan-2015 | By Richard Simmons

Vodafone’s privacy head Stephen Deadman has joined Facebook to take up a new role as the social media giant’s deputy chief privacy officer.

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Vue rolls out red carpet for new group general counsel

5-Jan-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Cinema chain Vue Entertainment International has hired Tui Travel’s general counsel for aviation, hotels and emerging markets, Euan Sutton, as its new group general counsel.

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Mishcon professional negligence case headed for High Court in November

5-Jan-2015 | By Kate Beioley

The case brought by former Queens Park Rangers chairman Antonio Caliendo against Mishcon de Reya is finally heading for court this year following a three-year lead up and tussles over missed deadlines.

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Kingsley Napley hires Mishcon partner Harris to launch media and reputation group

4-Dec-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Kingsley Napley has raided Mishcon de Reya for media partner Charlotte Harris, who is set to kickstart the firm’s new media and reputation management group.

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Gateley 23-Jan-2015

The behaviour of employees on social media and an employer’s ability to discipline inappropriate behaviour has been a hot topic for some time.

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Panel reviews 2014: The chosen ones download

15-Sep-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Which firms are cutting it in this era of slimline rosters, and who are the GC new brooms making clean sweeps? The Lawyer can reveal all

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How to grow PEP by 46 per cent: a lesson from Osborne Clarke

9-Jun-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

The firm’s revenue is up 26 per cent and profit per equity partner up 46 per cent, but just what is the secret behind the massive growth at Osborne Clarke?

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In harmony – the Universal Music/ KWMSJB relationship

26-May-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

How music giant Universal and its external legal adviser maintain a harmonious and enduring working relationship 

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Why a lawyer will never win The Apprentice

7-Jan-2015

The latest series The Apprentice caused the usual controversy - with limited success for the legal candidates.

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The choices facing Ashurst and Olswang

3-Nov-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

The Americanisation of UK law is coming - so what are firms doing about it?

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Turkey's new internet law increases state control

27-Feb-2014

Turkey’s new internet regulations are being seen as draconian.

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