The Sunday Law Review: 8th to 14th 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. 

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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 13th February
Thursday 12th February
  • Wirral-based Havard Law looks to combine new technology with 'old school' principles
  • News Corp deputy general counsel David Pitofsky promoted to top job | The Lawyer 
  • SFO ordered to pay £7m in legal costs for Guildhall Chambers silk trial | The Lawyer 
  • Freshfields partner Davies leads legal campaign group to keep Britain in the EU | The Lawyer
  • Former Hogan Lovells managing partner joins architecture firm TP Bennett as non-exec | The Lawyer 
  • Lord Neuberger: "Concerning but understandable" that only 2% of judges feel valued by current government | The Lawyer 
  • Fried Frank wins CVC as private equity client thanks to hires of White and Oates | The Lawyer
  •  Assure Law targets personal injury with latest acquisition | Legal Futures
Wednesday 11th February
Tuesday 10th February
Monday 9th February


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