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DLA Piper plants flag in Canada through merger with Davis

3-Mar-2015

It may have taken a while but DLA Piper has finally found a foothold in Canada after agreeing to merge with local firm Davis. Here’s how we broke the news…four years ago.

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Legal aid: High Court rules changes to funding for judicial review are unlawful

3-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

A claim led by the Public Law Project over the legality of changes to judicial review regulations has succeeded before the High Court, with the Divisional Court ruling that the amendments will have an adverse impact on legal aid-funded cases.

LND: Rental arithmetic: how the UK's top firms are managing their property

3-Mar-2015

Despite a growing momentum in favour of alternative and ‘agile’ working models, many firms are still struggling to fit their working practices into soaring property overheads. Our exclusive UK200 data reveals the ongoing battle to keep a lid on real estate costs

Pinsent Masons

Pinsents turns to Addleshaws' Heffron for first financial regulatory head

3-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Pinsent Masons has recruited Addleshaw Goddard’s former head of financial services David Heffron to lead its financial regulatory practice.

Video: Totum talks — law and the role of the Big Four weblink subscription

Totum 5-Feb-2015

Tim Skipper talks to Stephen Allen at DLA Piper and Mark Smith at LexisNexis about the role the Big Four have to play in the legal services market of the future.

Australian tax alert: bitcoin and cryptocurrencies — why the GST law should change download subscription

DLA Piper 13-Jan-2015

The Australian Taxation Office released a draft ruling on the Goods and Services Tax treatment of bitcoin transactions on 20 August 2014. 

Shale gale blows on in 2015 download subscription

Dentons 13-Jan-2015

This briefing highlights the ongoing interest in shale and the implications of the government’s emerging Infrastructure Bill.

Video: Life sciences — patent extension strategies and antitrust global update weblink subscription

DLA Piper 13-Jan-2015

DLA Piper’s ‘Life sciences: patent extension strategies and antitrust global update’ video covers global antitrust and competition issues including product hopping and reverse payment patents.

Delaware corporate law and litigation: what happened in 2014 and what it means for you in 2015 download subscription

DLA Piper 13-Jan-2015

Delaware is the state of incorporation for more than 66 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than half of all companies whose securities trade on the NYSE, NASDAQ and other exchanges.

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Data security: How to respond to clients' "more assertive" demands

2-Mar-2015 0:00 am

Clients are getting more demanding about how their legal advisers manage data, meaning that law firms are having to give serious consideration to data security.

Pinsent Masons

Pinsents turns to Addleshaws' Heffron for first financial regulatory head

3-Mar-2015 10:39 am | By Joanne Harris

Pinsent Masons has recruited Addleshaw Goddard’s former head of financial services David Heffron to lead its financial regulatory practice.

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Czech and Slovak firms launch CEE network to expand regional offering

3-Mar-2015 0:01 am | By Joanne Harris

Czech firm Tomicek Legal and Slovak firm Fox Martens have teamed up to launch a regional referral network, CEE Attorneys, with the aim of expansion throughout the region.

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Legal aid: High Court rules changes to funding for judicial review are unlawful

3-Mar-2015 2:13 pm | By Joanne Harris

A claim led by the Public Law Project over the legality of changes to judicial review regulations has succeeded before the High Court, with the Divisional Court ruling that the amendments will have an adverse impact on legal aid-funded cases.

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Latham adds two City-based counsel to partnership in nine-strong promos round

3-Mar-2015 10:35 am | By Natalie Stanton

Latham & Watkins has elected two London-based counsels to its partnership, amounting to just under a quarter of its global total for 2015.

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Ireland's Mason Hayes hits €60m mark after 25 per cent increase in revenue

3-Mar-2015 0:02 am | By Joanne Harris

Irish firm Mason Hayes & Curran has reported a 25 per cent increase in turnover for 2014, with revenues rising to €60m (£43.7m) from €48m in 2013.

Lloyd's of London

Marketform appoints new general counsel McKay from Aspen Re

2-Mar-2015 2:28 pm | By Natalie Stanton

Lloyd’s of London underwriter Marketform has appointed Alastair McKay as its new general counsel.

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DLA Piper plants flag in Canada through merger with Davis

2-Mar-2015 11:34 am | By Joanne Harris

DLA Piper has finally found a foothold in Canada after agreeing to merge with local firm Davis.

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Linklaters sees third projects partner departure as Douglass quits for KWM

2-Mar-2015 11:11 am | By Natasha Bernal

A third partner from Linklaters’ projects team has left the firm in less than two weeks, after King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) re-hired heavyweight energy partner James Douglass to join its projects energy and resources team. 

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Punt Peerpoints the way

As the UK contract lawyers market goes into overdrive, the CEO of A&O’s flexible resourcing arm is staying ahead of the curve – watch out world.

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Value a system that inspires the world

2-Mar-2015 | By The Lawyer editorial staff

Legal order that “guarantees good” must be properly funded, says Boris Johnson.

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Rental arithmetic: how the UK's top firms are managing their property

2-Mar-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Despite a growing momentum in favour of alternative and ‘agile’ working models, many firms are still struggling to find a way to fit their working practices around reducing their property costs.

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Data security: How to respond to clients' "more assertive" demands

2-Mar-2015

Clients are getting more demanding about how their legal advisers manage data, meaning that law firms are having to give serious consideration to data security.

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Special report: Competition – After the regulatory goalposts moved

2-Mar-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

UK competition lawyers have a new regulator and new rules to follow when handling mergers. Is it ‘business as usual’ as the old OFT and CC promised?

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The Offshore Top 30 2015: The rankings

23-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

The big five remain and Jersey still dominates, but the arrival of Viberts makes waves in BVI.

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The in-house interview: Thomas Cook’s Craig Stoehr

27-Feb-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Leisure is hard work in the internet era, especially for Thomas Cook GC Craig Stoehr, who is helping to reinvent the traditional tour operator

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Royal Mail: How to deliver change

23-Feb-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

A £3bn privatisation, a £12bn pensions hole, a hostile trade union and a panel shake-up– the past few years have been full of ups and downs for Royal Mail GC Neil Harnby and his team.

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The in-house interview: Morrisons GC Mark Amsden

16-Feb-2015 | By Kate Beioley

From calls to the FBI over a cyber security issue to launching the retailer’s first loyalty card, former rugby reporter Mark Amsden has a lot on his plate as Morrisons’ general counsel.

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Latham adds two City-based counsel to partnership in nine-strong promos round

Latham & Watkins has elected two London-based counsels to its partnership, amounting to just under a quarter of its global total for 2015.

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Czech and Slovak firms launch CEE network to expand regional offering

Czech firm Tomicek Legal and Slovak firm Fox Martens have teamed up to launch a regional referral network, CEE Attorneys, with the aim of expansion throughout the region.

Hong Kong

Norton Rose Fulbright adds K&L Gates partner to Hong Kong base

Norton Rose Fulbright (NRF) has added K&L Gates partner David Johnson to its Hong Kong office, two years after he joined the US firm from Allen & Overy.

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Clifford Chance sees another German partner departure as Stengel quits for Milbank

Clifford Chance has lost its third corporate partner from Germany in a month with the news that former German corporate head Arndt Stengel is leaving for Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy’s Frankfurt office.