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The GDPR’s Second Birthday: Three Cheers But No Presents

The GDPR has just celebrated its second birthday and, to mark the occasion, the European Commission (‘EC’) has published an assessment of its effectiveness so far. While praising the ground-breaking data protection leviathan for what it has achieved to date, the EC has admitted that more needs to be done, particularly in the field of […]


This week’s top 15 legal briefings – 18 January 2015

In our long experience any occasion is enlivened and enriched by the presence of a barrister or two It’s been the week of our annual Hot 100 photoshoot at Chez Lawyer, so we’ve had the privilege of some of the country’s top advocates rolling in one by one and entertaining us with their anecdotes for […]

Media and entertainment

11 Stone Buildings has particular strength in music industry cases but members’ expertise extends to all aspects of intellectual property, core media subjects (including privacy, defamation, malicious falsehood and data protection) and contractual matters. Members act for a range of clients from artists and performers to management, agency and record companies. Click here for more information.


Freshfields, HSF and Fieldfisher to battle for UK spots on Pearson’s global legal panel

Publishing giant Pearson is set to launch its first global legal panel by the end of the first quarter of 2015, with current advisers Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), Fieldfisher and Morgan Lewis among those contending for places. The panel review follows internal reforms implemented by Pearson general counsel Bjarne Tellmann, who joined […]


Irwin Mitchell’s former London head of corporate leaves for Fox Williams

Irwin Mitchell former London head of corporate Andrew Woolf has left the firm to join Fox Williams in London. Fox Williams has also taken on real estate partner Phillip Hope from Dentons to head up the firm’s real estate team and develop its international strategy.  Woolf was at Irwin Mitchell for seven years. He was […]

Eversheds appoints Hernández as compliance expert in Madrid

Eversheds has announced the appointment of Maria Hernández, who has joined the Madrid office as a partner, bolstering the firm’s global compliance and crisis management team. Hernández joins the firm from Pentair where she was the head of legal for the Southern European region and chief compliance counsel for European operations. Prior to that, she held […]

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