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What a difference a few years make. The College of Law is now offering bespoke courses for three breakaway firms from the City LPC consortium, the remaining five are dealing solely with BPP, while two regional colleges have been dropped from the equation. Jon Robins asks the main players what the changes mean for the future of legal education

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Jones Day has promoted a corporate partner to head up its Frankfurt office. Juergen Reemers is replacing incumbent Karl Herold who is stepping down after 13 years in the post. Commenting on his promotion, Reemers said: “The German M&A market has been slow in the past couple of years so it’s certainly a challenging time […]

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