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In brief: CPS marks 10th birthday with open days

The CPS celebrates its 10th anniversary this month with a series of open days. Staff will be encouraged to celebrate the anniversary with quiz nights to raise money for Victim Support. Anna Zimand, branch crown prosecutor for Derbyshire, plans to take the fundraising effort further – by baking a CPS birthday cake.

US lawyer dies after 75 years in practice

One of the world’s oldest lawyers has died aged 97, only two months after celebrating his 75th year in practice. Bernard Nath, a senior partner at Chicago firm Sonnenschein, was still clocking up a significant number of weekly billable hours right up until his death on 18 September. He joined the firm in 1921, 15 […]

Garrett poaches CMH partner

Garrett & Co has poached property partner Louise Anderson from Cameron Markby Hewitt to jointly develop its London property department. Anderson, who was at CMH for nine years – the last two as an equity partner – and has acted for Scottish Amicable and the Wellcome Trust, was approached by a headhunter. She said she […]

Consultancies create transatlantic alliance

Two legal consultancies have formed an alliance to create the first transatlantic practice for law firms and in-house legal teams. London’s Hodgart Temporal and America’s Altman Weil Pensa Inc, which between them have offices in England and the US, and contacts in Australasia and Europe, are hoping the alliance will lead to an official merger […]


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