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Thorntons brings agriculture to Edinburgh as turnover hits £14.3m high

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By Ceyhun Pehlivan and Jorge Monclús The Spanish Professional Football League (LFP) has opened an investigation into the recent match of the second division (so-called ‘Liga Adelante’) between the Racing Santander and Hercules for possible case of match-fixing. Alarm bells of the UEFA started to ring after detecting that allegedly unusual levels of online betting, […]

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There’s a new generation at Slaughter and May, which has two new practice heads in Andy Ryde and Andrew McLean, who are replacing Frances Murphy and Paul Stacey. The elite firm is quietly reshaping itself Saudi Arabia: Keys to the kingdom Saudi spenders Clifford Chance launches mixed Saudi Arabia partnership Saudi Arabia grants first woman […]

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Ashurst gets closer to Seoul with Korean partner hire

Ashurst has moved a step closer to launching in Korea after hiring partner John Kim from Korean firm Yulchon. Kim, who headed the firm’s outbound practice, will be based in Ashurst’s Hong Kong office. Prior to joining Yulchon, he practised at Kim & Chang in Korea for many years following his work experience in Cravath, […]

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