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DLA Piper has added a team of 20 lawyers including five partners to its Hamburg office from Bird & Bird.
On Friday evening thousands of fans will gather at Twickenham Stadium as England face Fiji in the first match of the Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2015.
The BBC has put its scheduled panel review on hold due to a raft of external pressures on its legal team including a reduced budget, proposed cuts to services and the Government threat to abolish the licence fee.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Linklaters, Macfarlanes and Italian firm Pedersoli have scooped top roles on Pearson’s £469m sale of a stake in the Economist Group, less than a month after the publisher sold the Financial Times.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has won the top role advising on Google’s corporate reorganisation and the creation of a new parent company called Alphabet.
Cineworld Group has appointed in-house counsel Fiona Smith as its new company secretary and general counsel to replace outgoing Richard Ray.
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The debate surrounding players’ safety has reignited (if it ever went away), in particular in relation to the potential for head injuries.
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The latest series The Apprentice caused the usual controversy - with limited success for the legal candidates.
The Americanisation of UK law is coming - so what are firms doing about it?