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Media and entertainment firms Forbes Anderson Free and Lee & Thompson have announced they are merging, creating a £13.5m firm with over 60 fee-earners.
Pearson is gearing up to appoint up to five firms to its new labour and employment panel, as it looks to finalise its first UK legal roster by the end of the year.
Pinsent Masons and DLA Piper have won spots on Pearson’s first legal panel, alongside the publisher’s longstanding advisers Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF).
A quintet of US and EU firms have advised on the billion-dollar acquisition of King Digital Entertainment by rival mobile gaming company Activision Blizzard.
Vue Entertainment is creating a new UK head of legal role as the business looks to expand further across the UK and Ireland.
The in-house legal team of publishing giant Pearson have had a busy summer.
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