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Hannah is one of the Future of Law blog’s digital and technical editors. She graduated from Northumbria University with a degree in History and Politics and previously freelanced for News UK, before working as a senior news editor for LexisNexis.

Mark is responsible for developing and driving the firm's vision to be “a world class professional services business bringing together the best people to achieve the best results”. He spearheaded the launch of the “Beyond 2020” global strategy, which centres on five key areas: clients, sectors and products; people, performance and leadership; service delivery; innovation and technology; and platform.

Zahra started working as a paralegal at Lexis Nexis in Banking and Insolvency teams in April 2019. Zahra graduated with a 2.1 honours in a BA French and Spanish, completed the GDL at BPP University and is seeking some experience before commencing the LPC. She has undertaken voluntary work for law firms in London, Argentina and Colombia.

Market Tracker is a unique service for corporate lawyers housed within Lexis®PSL Corporate. It features a powerful transaction data analysis tool for accessing, analysing and comparing the specific features of corporate transactions, with a comprehensive and searchable library of deal documentation across 14 different deal types. The Market Tracker product also includes news and analysis of key corporate deals and activity and in-depth analysis of recent trends in corporate transactions. 

Pietra has completed the Bar Professional Training Course at the University of Law and was called to the Bar in 2019. Prior to the BPTC, Pietra undertook a law degree at the University of Bristol.

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Whether you’re feeling like a bit of a Scrooge over the SRA changes or hoping to find the latest legal tech tools in your stocking, we’re gifting you with the top five...

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In a series looking at the future of work, guest blogger Mark Rigotti, Global Chief Executive Officer and a Partner of Herbert Smith Freehills, discusses the impact the...

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This article discusses how English law has been unhelpfully opaque in certain areas relating to the characterisation of security assignments and charges over contractual...

13 Dec 2019

This article discusses how the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) will cease to be published at the end of 2021. The impact of this change will be enormous, but its...

13 Dec 2019

 This article looks at the observations of Lord Hoffmann in Chartbrook Ltd v Persimmon Homes Ltd  [2019] EWCA Civ 1361 about the test for mutual mistake...

12 Dec 2019

Following its initial bid, on 9 December Prosus revised the terms of its offer for Just Eat and increased its cash offer to 740 pence per share, valuing the company at...

12 Dec 2019

Asset management consultancy firm MJ Hudson provided a boost to the final year figures for AIM listings in 2019 with a successful float on 12 December, valuing the...

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On 11 October 2019, the CMA launched a phase 1 investigation into the anticipated acquisition by Stonegate Pub Company Limited of Ei Group plc due to concerns that the...

12 Dec 2019

Welcome to the weekly Financial Services highlights from the Financial Services team for the week ending 12 December 2019. This week’s edition of Financial Services...

11 Dec 2019

On 4 December, FTSE Russell announced the results of its quarterly reshuffle of the FTSE 350. All changes will be effective as of 23 December.

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In a series looking at the future of work, guest blogger Mark Rigotti, Global Chief Executive Officer and a Partner of Herbert Smith Freehills, discusses the impact the...

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This article discusses how English law has been unhelpfully opaque in certain areas relating to the characterisation of security assignments and charges over contractual...

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This article discusses how the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) will cease to be published at the end of 2021. The impact of this change will be enormous, but its...

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 This article looks at the observations of Lord Hoffmann in Chartbrook Ltd v Persimmon Homes Ltd  [2019] EWCA Civ 1361 about the test for mutual mistake...

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Following its initial bid, on 9 December Prosus revised the terms of its offer for Just Eat and increased its cash offer to 740 pence per share, valuing the company at...

MJ Hudson bumps up 2019 AIM listing volume in £97.6 million float
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Asset management consultancy firm MJ Hudson provided a boost to the final year figures for AIM listings in 2019 with a successful float on 12 December, valuing the...

Stonegate Pub Company acquisition of Ei Group referred for phase 2 investigation
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On 11 October 2019, the CMA launched a phase 1 investigation into the anticipated acquisition by Stonegate Pub Company Limited of Ei Group plc due to concerns that the...

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Welcome to the weekly Financial Services highlights from the Financial Services team for the week ending 12 December 2019. This week’s edition of Financial Services...

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On 4 December, FTSE Russell announced the results of its quarterly reshuffle of the FTSE 350. All changes will be effective as of 23 December.

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