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‘A significant loss’: Litigation leaders convene as Google fails in critical €4.1bn antitrust appeal

20 September 2022

Google’s parent company, Alphabet, suffered a serious setback this week as the European Union General Court upheld a European Commission antitrust ruling against the company worth €4.125bn. The case centred …

Deal Watch: activity powers on as Latham and A&O lead on $19bn energy joint venture

20 September 2022

Despite the inevitable slowdown in the spring following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, deal activity rebounded over the summer with an unusually busy August. Latham & Watkins, Kirkland & Ellis and …

Dealwatch: Ashurst and Travers double up on McColl’s and Ideagen acquisitions as Freshfields energises offshore wind deal

17 May 2022

A trio of City firms acted on the sale out of insolvency of McColl’s to supermarket chain Morrisons, in a week that also saw significant mandates in the renewable energy …

Dealwatch: City players drill down on Siccar Point Energy sale as US elite act on IFS and WorkWave deal

14 April 2022

Significant deals in the pharmaceutical, energy and software space have got the market talking over the last week, as City and US giants scored major mandates. Ithaca Energy is acquiring …

‘Buffeted from both sides’: City partners react as Clyde & Co and BLM finalise merger

05 April 2022

With partners from Clyde & Co and BLM recently voting through their £700m merger, observers have offered conflicting views on what the tie-up means for the market. Legal Business broke …

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Clifford Chance Global Virtual Internships – Chance to Experience Clifford Chance from Anywhere

19 August 2020

A major concern for students, recent graduates and career changers in our current mid-pandemic situation is, ‘how do I get legal work experience during Covid-19?’ On-campus and traditional in-office experiences …

Standing out in a competitive sector

07 August 2020

  The legal industry has always been highly competitive and even more so for those at the start of their careers looking to make their mark and progress through the …

Let your law degree take you into the boardroom

16 July 2020

Let your law degree take you into the boardroom Use your legal knowledge in a job which sits at the heart of an organisation with boardroom responsibility, is jam-packed with …

Burges Salmon BCultured

18 December 2019

BCultured is Burges Salmon’s Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) network. Established in 2018, the group welcomes anybody within the firm who shares its objectives: to promote diversity, inclusivity and …

Passports at the ready: Dechert international secondments

09 December 2019

An overseas secondment is an indisputable bonus of training at an international law firm.  Following a stint abroad, trainees return armed with a newfound confidence and a network of colleagues …