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A heavyweight line-up of Slaughter and May, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Dentons, Clifford Chance (CC) and Linklaters have mobilised as construction giant Carillion files for liquidation in one of the largest UK insolvencies for years.

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Magic Circle firms Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Slaughter and May have rejuvenated longstanding client relationships to win lead roles on Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis’ $13bn sale to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) of its minority stake in their consumer healthcare joint venture.

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Slaughter and May and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have landed key roles on Vodafone’s €18.4bn buyout of Liberty Global European assets, as Vodafone expands its European services.

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Wednesday, 08 May 2019 10:00

£100,000 a year for Freshfields NQs

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has become the first Magic Circle firm to pay its newly-qualified (NQ) solicitors £100,000 a year. The pay rise will take effect from 1 May.

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Two opposite developments in the UK high street have seen City and US firms advise as food chain Pret A Manger acquired rival Eat and high-profile British chef Jamie Oliver’s restaurant business went into administration.

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has become the latest firm to increase the amount of financial provision offered to its soon-to-be trainees.

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Friday, 19 July 2019 08:32

Friday Rundown

The rundown of this week’s top news stories.

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In the customary rush to get deals over the line before the summer lull, the City and US elite have this week lined up on big-ticket transactions including the sale of Moody’s Analytics to Equistone and Slug & Lettuce owner Stonegate’s $3bn acquisition of pub company Ei Group (EIG).

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Magic Circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has announced its latest retention rate, with 85% of the February 2013 intake set to remain at the firm. Of the 48-strong cohort, 44 received offers, which 41 of those accepted. This retention rate is a slight improvement on this time last year, when 35 of the firm’s 44 trainees (80%) were retained.

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Allen & Overy (A&O) has published a solid trainee retention rate of 91% for spring 2016. From a total intake of 43, 41 trainees applied for newly qualified (NQ) positions at the firm. 39 offers were then made, with all of them being accepted.

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