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Vedder Price wins key role on launch of the UK’s first regulated bitcoin trading platform

26-Jan-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

US firm Vedder Price’s London office has advised on the launch of Digital Securities Exchange (DSX) - the first company in the UK to bring bitcoin trading into a secure regulated environment.

London

Goodwin Procter and Mayer Brown pick up key roles on £327m sale of Tower Place 
 


26-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart, Natalie Stanton

Goodwin Procter and Mayer Brown have advised on the sale of the City’s Tower Place to Chinese insurance giant Ping An.

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Hot 100 2015: record number of in-housers among this year's stand-out lawyers

26-Jan-2015 | By Joanne Harris

A record 45 in-house counsel and 50 women feature in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 2015, which is unveiled today after months of research.

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Midlands-based lawyers in line for 10 per cent pay rise as legal jobs increase

26-Jan-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Lawyers in the Midlands will see a salary increase of around 10 per cent in 2015, thanks to a growing number of firms setting up offices in the region.

London

Slater & Gordon in talks to acquire Quindell operating division

23-Jan-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Slater & Gordon is in negotiations to buy an operating division of Aim-listed legal services provider Quindell, understood to be its legal services arm.

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Barclays' head of litigation and investigations Jonathan Peddie to leave bank

23-Jan-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Barclays’ managing director of litigation and investigations Jonathan Peddie is leaving his role at the end of February after nine years.

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The Hot 100 2015: In-house

26-Jan-2015

In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters

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The Hot 100 2015: Family and private client

26-Jan-2015

In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters

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The Hot 100 2015: Leaders

26-Jan-2015

In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters

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The Hot 100 2015: Energy, real estate and infrastructure

26-Jan-2015

In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters

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UK Briefings

Audit clauses: judgment confirms that drafting clarity is key download subscription

Kemp Little 26-Jan-2015

A recent summary judgment by the High Court serves to highlight the role an audit clause plays when a licensor’s desire to police the use of its intellectual property conflicts with the licensee’s interest in preserving its own confidential information.

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David Isaac

After the easy fixes, what next for diversity?

26-Jan-2015 | By David Isaac

Law is in the vanguard of change when it comes to promoting diversity in the workplace, but much remains to be done in the office and beyond.

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​Thinking of becoming a freelance lawyer? Five things to consider

23-Jan-2015

Top tips for lawyers looking at going freelance.

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