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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.
Travel commerce platform Travelport has snapped up William Hill general counsel and company secretary Thomas Murphy to head its legal department.
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.
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.
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.
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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The latest series The Apprentice caused the usual controversy - with limited success for the legal candidates.
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Turkey’s new internet regulations are being seen as draconian.