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Bakers expected to win spot on new-look EDF panel

EDF Energy is set to appoint a raft of firms including Baker & McKenzie, Eversheds and Herbert Smith Freehills to a revamped legal panel expected to be finalised in the coming weeks. Squire Sanders and Bristol’s TLT are also on course to be appointed to the roster, with Bakers the only one of the firms […]

First year of Prime deemed ‘extremely positive’ as firms exceed targets

Social mobility initiative Prime, which launched with 22 firms in September 2011, has found that 20 of the firms involved have exceeded their targets by 10 percentage points. Under the scheme, firms signed up to providing work placements numbering at least 50 per cent of the number of training contracts offered each year. The majority […]


Salans partners prepare for public vote on firm’s three-way merger

Salans, SNR Denton and Canada’s Fraser Milner Casgrain (FMC) are gearing up to approve the firms’ three-way merger today in a process that sees Salans partners forced to announce how they vote to their colleagues. Salans management figures will gather in Paris today for a midday meeting in which the public vote will take place, […]

Merrill Corporation meets the needs of security and transparency for the Leveson Inquiry

London, 29 November 2012 Following Lord Justice Leveson’s report dated Thursday 29 November 2012 following the end of the Inquiry into the culture, practice and ethics of the British media, Merrill Corporation explains why it was the Inquiry’s partner for providing document review and disclosure tools and real-time court reporting services for the entire Inquiry. […]

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Record delivery

E-disclosure is here to stay and gathering pace, so lawyers need to get up to speed to help their clients through the new electronic battleground. In association with How useful do you think clients are finding e-disclosure? Julian Copeman, partner, Herbert Smith Freehills: Clients appreciate that, while the identification, preservation and collection of e-disclosure material […]

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