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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.
Matrix has continued to build its media team with the hire of Doughty Street Chambers’ Gavin Millar QC.
The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has named Foot Anstey and Mills & Reeve as its inaugural panel firms, with Freeths and Wright Hassall understood to have been beaten to spots on the roster.
Fieldfisher has recorded a revenue of £54.3m for the first six months of the 2014/15 financial year.
Collyer Bristow has settled its dispute with Scottish football club Rangers for £24m, bringing an end to the long-running litigation over fees the firm was paid following a controversial 2011 takeover.
Adidas group IP general counsel Tim Behean has moved to a new role in private practice as a director for IP boutique Sipara.
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