Fides Weekly Update – 25th October 2019

Hello and welcome to the Fides Weekly Update. Take a look at this week’s key trends, moves and developments in the UK legal sector.

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This week:


1). Movers & Shakers

Panel Watch

UK Government Unveils Multimillion-Pound Legal Panel for Post-Brexit Trade

National Grid to Cut Legal Panel

Seven firms in the spotlight for SSE panel review



Slaughters ‘Best Friend’ Firm De Brauw Appoints New Managing Partner



Taylor Wessing Rehires Pinsents Middle East Head

Taylor Wessing has reclaimed its former Dubai office head Osama Hassan from Pinsent Masons, seven years after he left the firm

Fieldfisher loses third life sciences partner in four months

IP and life sciences partner Beatriz San Martin makes the move to Arnold & Porter

Arnold & Porter Hires Former EU Medicines Agency Adviser

Arnold & Porter has hired a former legal adviser to the European Medicines Agency Alexander Roussanov as a partner in the firm’s life sciences and healthcare regulatory practice

Quinn Emanuel Swoops for Latest London Partner Recruit

Hogan Lovells litigation partner Julianne Hughes-Jennett has left the firm to join Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan in London


Office Openings & Closings

Andersen Global Enters Five New European Markets, Plots Five More


Inclusion & Diversity

Freshfields to Establish ‘Conduct Committee’, Partners Could Face 20% Pay Penalty for Bad Behaviour

Ex-DLA Piper Partner Blasts Assault Claims As Second Woman Comes Forward

Slaughters Introduces Mental Health and Wellbeing App



ULaw dumps BPTC for new “more flexible” bar training course that’s nearly £6,000 cheaper

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