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Legal Market Round-up: February 2013

No comments, posted on February 20, 2013

Partners at Salans, SNR Denton and Canadian firm Fraser Milner Casgrain (FMC) have ratified the firms’ three-way merger. All three firms approved the deal, with Salans partners asked to publicly state their voting preference in a firm-wide meeting on the 28 […]

Legal Market Round-up: December 2012

1 comment, posted on December 4, 2012

The Lawyer produces essential guide to the year’s top mergers. Since 1 January this year there have been at least 12 mergers or bolt-ons announced or completed featuring firms with 20 lawyers or more in the UK alone. Read more: […]

Legal Market Round-up: November 2012

No comments, posted on November 18, 2012

Direct Line has confirmed that it is considering setting up a legal services armwhen it is spun off from current owner Royal Bank of Scotland. The revelation appears in a prospectus for a share flotation in the group, due to […]

Legal Market Round-up: October 2012

No comments, posted on October 30, 2012

Defamation cases down due to Leveson and privacy laws. Defamation cases fell by 15 per cent in the past year due to the scrutiny of the media and an increasing use of privacy law, research suggests. There were 71 defamation court […]

Legal Market Round-up: September 2012

No comments, posted on September 4, 2012

Here come the Americans as Rocket Lawyer starts recruiting law firms. Rocket Lawyer, the Google-Ventures backed online legal document service, has launched its On Call programme into the UK, the first step towards the much-anticipated website going live to the […]

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