The Sunday Law Review: 15th to 21st February

Welcome to this weekly column dedicated  to looking at what happened in the business of law, legislative changes, activity in law firms and lawyers in the news within UK as reported by legal publications throughout the previous week. 

Requests for inclusion within the 'Lawyers, Law Firms, Chambers & ABS in the news this week' section below by law firms and legal professionals should be emailed to

The most interesting articles on developments, compliance, business of law within UK or as well as international developments of interest to UK law firms and legal practitioners: 

Interviews, features, obituaries & lawyers in the news: 

Interesting articles involving the study of law and legal cases, legal training, pupillage, associates, legal academia, publications on law and law students: 

Recommended Articles of this week:

The UK and international articles of the week are pieces selected by @TheLawMap tweeting team based on recommendations from friends and followers of daily law news blog.

Lawyers, Law Firms, Chambers & ABS in the news this week: 
Friday 20th February
Thursday 19th February
  • Freshfields and Skadden advise on Ball Corporation’s £4.3bn bid for UK rival Rexam | The Lawyer 
  • CC corporate head says firm must commit to efficiencies | The Global Legal Post
  • Trowers & Hamlins applies to be first foreign law firm in Malaysia following change in local law | The Lawyer
  • Olswang CEO elections still months away as firm searches for candidates | The Lawyer 
  • Pinsent Masons secures victory for Home Office over £224m eBorders payout | The Lawyer
Wednesday 18th February
Tuesday 17th February
Monday 16th February
  • Eversheds recruits six consultants to launch regulatory compliance offering | The Lawyer 
  • Ashurst’s finances boosted by Australian merger as cash total doubles | The Lawyer
  • Olswang Paris office founding partner decamps for France's UGGC | The Lawyer 
  • Uría Menéndez posts record results with 3.6 per cent revenue increase to €192.1m | The Lawyer 
  • Eversheds recruits six consultants to launch regulatory compliance offering | The Lawyer 
  • Eastbourne and Lewes Councils appoint Pinsents local government head to lead combined team | The Lawyer


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TheLawMap Publications at a glance: - Daily Law News Archive - Weekly Law Business News Blog
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