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Italy's Portolano Cavallo launches in New York

7-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Italian TMT-focused firm Portolano Cavallo has launched in New York, hiring former DLA Piper partner Emily Maxwell to support its new offering.


Stephenson Harwood paid £6m in legal fees for Rangers FC liquidation

29-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Stephenson Harwood has picked up over £6m in legal fees, after it was involved in the three-year long liquidation of Rangers Football Club. 


Ashurst and Slaughters lead on proposed Ladbrokes and Gala Coral merger

24-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Slaughter and May and Ashurst have won top roles on the proposed merger of betting companies Ladbrokes and Gala Coral Group.


Modern Times Group general counsel to depart following Sweden relocation

24-Jun-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Modern Times Group (MTG) general counsel Jonny Searle is leaving the company following a relocation of the legal function to Sweden.

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BLP, Pinsent Masons and Stephenson Harwood advise as Hornby moves to Aim

19-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), Stephenson Harwood and Pinsent Masons have all won top roles on railway model maker Hornby’s delisting from the main market and admission to the alternative investment market (Aim).

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Mishcon de Reya files claim against Leeds Utd over £150k unpaid fees

18-Jun-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Mishcon de Reya has filed a claim to the High Court to sue Leeds United Football Club over £150,000 of unpaid fees.

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Football League – key principles strengthened download subscription

Gateley Plc 30-Jun-2015

The Football League has amended its regulations relating to the insolvency of football clubs which will take effect from the start of the 2015-16 season.

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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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Why a lawyer will never win The Apprentice


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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