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July 2019 articles

Almost a third of trainee lawyers at elite Magic Circle law firms educated at Oxbridge
Almost a third of trainee lawyers at elite Magic Circle law firms educated at Oxbridge
Almost a third of lawyers at the UK’s elite Magic Circle law firms attended Oxford or Cambridge universities, new data [...]
July 5, 2019
Freshfields increases partner pay to £1.84m
Freshfields increases partner pay to £1.84m
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has boosted average equity partner pay to £1.839m, it said today. The firm said average profit per [...]
July 3, 2019
Pimlico Plumbers boss calls Boris a ‘great champion for business’
Pimlico Plumbers boss calls Boris a ‘great champion for business’
Pimlico Plumbers boss Charlie Mullins today defended Tory leadership candidate Boris Johnson as a “great champion for business”. The colourful [...]
July 2, 2019
Clifford Chance kicks off Magic Circle reporting season with subdued performance
Clifford Chance kicks off Magic Circle reporting season with subdued performance
Clifford Chance became the first Magic Circle law firm to report its 2018-19 financial results today, announcing modest gains in [...]
July 2, 2019
Apple boss Tim Cook brands reports he fell out with designer Jony Ive ‘absurd’
Apple boss Tim Cook brands reports he fell out with designer Jony Ive ‘absurd’
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has hit out at reports he fell out with departing design chief Sir Jony Ive, [...]
July 2, 2019
L’Oreal in talks to buy Azzaro and Mugler from Clarins
L’Oreal in talks to buy Azzaro and Mugler from Clarins
L’Oreal is in talks to buy perfume and fashion brands Azzaro and Mugler from Clarins Group, it said today.  The [...]
July 2, 2019
Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra could run into tax trouble say lawyers
Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra could run into tax trouble say lawyers
Facebook’s new cryptocurrency Libra could face serious tax issues that could hamper its widespread takeup, according to City lawyers. Earlier [...]
July 1, 2019
Ex-Barclays trader Philippe Moryoussef takes UK to European human rights court over Euribor rigging conviction
Ex-Barclays trader Philippe Moryoussef takes UK to European human rights court over Euribor rigging conviction
A former Barclays trader convicted of rigging the Euribor benchmark has launched a European Court of Human Rights claim against [...]
July 1, 2019
Hundreds of protesters storm Hong Kong’s government headquarters
Hundreds of protesters storm Hong Kong’s government headquarters
Protesters in Hong Kong today stormed the Legislative Council on the anniversary of the city’s 1997 return to Chinese rule [...]
July 1, 2019
Opec agrees to extend oil supply cuts by nine months
Opec agrees to extend oil supply cuts by nine months
Oil cartel Opec agreed to extend supply cuts by nine months today, in an attempt to maintain the price of [...]
July 1, 2019