Europe

Clyde & Co ups revenue 10% as PEP hits £739k

Firm points to growth across sectors and geographies as revenue reaches £845m

Ranks of women judges grow, but black representation stagnates

‘Much more work to be done’ on boosting number of ethnic minority judges, report concedes

A&O grows revenue, profit in pre-merger year

Profit before tax jumps 17.2% to £1.0bn as PEP hits £2.2m ahead of tie-up with Shearman & Sterling

Shoosmiths' revenue passes £200m milestone as PEP jumps 16%

Strong performance across corporate and litigation practices fules 6% turnover trise to £206.7m as PEP hits £781k

Linklaters points to US revenue growth as turnover climbs 10% to hit £2.1bn

Performance comes in landmark year for UK Magic Circle as A&O Shearman merger beds down

UK Prime Minister Keir Starmer names Matrix Chambers barrister as attorney general

Richard Hermer KC takes over brief from shadow attorney general Emily Thornberry

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News | UK

Unified Patent court invalidates Dexcom diabetes patent

Glucose monitoring patent revoked across 17 UPC member states in ongoing dispute with rival Abbott

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Will changes to proposed EU medicinal directive shift the balance towards generics and are they TRIPS compliant?

Mathys & Squire patent litigator Stephen Garner discusses changes to EU pharmaceutical legislation and the impact on IP rights

High Court slashes ‘staggering’ £343m claimants’ costs budget in dieselgate litigation

Landmark ruling effectively reduces total costs budget for claimants and defendants – including expenses already incurred – from £650m to £388m

Baker McKenzie, Linklaters lead on Carlsberg’s £3.3bn Britvic acquisition

Bakers counsels Carlsberg in deal to help Danish brewer expand beyond beer

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Deals | UK

Gibson Dunn secures privacy partner in London from Goodwin

Lore Leitner brings experience in GDPR-driven privacy compliance programmes as US firms cite growing demand from clients for data security and AI advice

Mahmood crowned lord chancellor as UK lawyers win and lose in Labour landslide

Barrister Shabana Mahmood first Muslim to be appointed to the role as Labour’s victory sees trio of current and former Conservative lord chancellors swept aside

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News | UK

The luxury of menopausal beauty products – substantiated or just marketing?

Menopausal products are big business for brands. But Freeths legal beauty expert Iona Silverman explains how to balance product claims with the law

Raft of City firms up NQ salaries amid ongoing pay war

HSF, DLA Piper and HFW among firms to boost pay as Paul Weiss introduces new UK training contract that dishes out market-topping £180k to its NQs

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News | UK

Proskauer scoops two partners apiece from A&O Shearman and Cahill in London

A&O’s former banking co-head Philip Bowden among banking and finance quartet

Partial win for Moderna in Covid-19 vaccine patent battle with Pfizer and BioNTech

Freshfields, Taylor Wessing and Powell Gilbert advise on closely watched London High Court dispute

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Dechert shuts Frankfurt arm ahead of impending Chicago, Beijing and Hong Kong closures

Top 40 US firm closed office in April leaving it with a single German base in Munich

From Braverman to Starmer: the many lawyers seeking election to the UK Parliament

Ben Rigby runs the rule over a selection of the nearly 200 lawyers vying for votes in today’s general election

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Fieldfisher grows revenue 10% as PEP sees modest increase

European firm grows profits per equity partner 4% to £966k in year to end of March following previous year’s 11% decline

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