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Facebook sues DLA Piper for ‘fraudulent lawsuit’


Forget Hurricane Gonzalo. A bigger storm is brewing in the States between two giants. One side is tech titan Facebook; on the other, legal behemoth DLA Piper.

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Natalie Stanton

This week’s top 15 legal briefings - 19 October 2014

19-Oct-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

What do fancy gentlemen’s outfitter Thomas Pink and ladies underwear retailer Victoria’s Secret have in common? According to Walker Morris, it is the pair’s shared use of the trademark PINK on their products.

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Five in-house lawyers feature on top 100 LGBT business leaders list


A third of the lawyers that made it on to last week’s top 100 LGBT business leaders list were in prominent in-house legal roles.

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Orrick jumps on African bandwagon with Ivory Coast opening


Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has joined the flood of firms moving into Africa – but rather than go for South Africa or develop a pan-Africa network, the firm has opened an affiliated officein Ivory Coast under the name ...

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Nabarro ends hunt for French ally with Lefèvre Pelletier


After six months, Nabarro’s hunt for a French firm to join its European alliance is over. On Monday the firm announced that it was signing up with Lefèvre Pelletier & Associés to fill the hole left when August ...

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Bird & Bird seals Aussie tie-up


After a year and a half of just co-operating with each other, Bird & Bird and its Australian ally Truman Hoyle have now opted for a full merger.

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Unitech wins latest round in David and Goliath Deutsche fight


Indian property company Unitech has scored another blow against Deutsche Bank, in the latest in its David and Goliath battle against the bank.

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Natalie Stanton

Jones Day and DLA Piper pop up on latest tax inversion deal

20-Oct-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

No doubt Slaughter and May and Herbert Smith Freehills are busy scrabbling to save AbbVie’s $55bn takeover of Shire, ...

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Matt Byrne

The irony of real estate

9-Oct-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Just two weeks to go until The Lawyer Management (TLM) conference and awards on 22 October and here’s some news for those planning to attend the evening’s festivities – comedian Ed Byrne can now be revealed as the host. Cue a collective ‘yay”.

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