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    Slaughters retains 89% of trainees

    October 1, 2016 Slaughter and May has reported autumn trainee retention of 89%, landing the firm in the middle of Magic Circle retention rates. The firm had 36 trainees, of which 32 accepted newly-qualified positions out of 34 who…

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    Slaughters teams up with Autonomy founder on AI pilot

    September 14, 2016 Slaughter and May has joined forces with technology fund Invoke Capital to test the company’s new Luminance software as part of a pilot programme. Invoke Capital is led by Mike Lynch, known for his role as founder of…

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    Latham hires heavyweight from Slaughter and May

    August 2, 2016 Latham & Watkins has hired Sanjev Warna-kula-suriya away from Slaughter and May, where he made partner in 1997 and spent a total of nearly three decades. Warna-kula-suriya served as head of structured finance at…

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    Slaughter and May corporate head passes away

    May 26, 2016 Frances Murphy, a deal lawyer who became the first female corporate head of Slaughter and May in 2008, died on May 25 after a long illness. Murphy joined Slaughter and May in 1981 and became a partner in 1990. During…

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    White & Case hires new corporate partner

    May 17, 2016 White & Case has hired a new corporate partner from Hogan Lovells. Guy Potel joined Lovells in 2008 and made partner in 2010. Before that, he trained at Clifford Chance and worked at Slaughter & May. He will join White…

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    Slaughters senior partner to found boutique

    April 11, 2016 Chris Saul, the outgoing senior partner of Slaughter and May, is founding a boutique that will open after he is scheduled to depart the firm later this year. Saul has spent almost 40 years at the firm. Saul will…

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    Slaughter and May loses partner in Hong Kong

    January 27, 2016 Longtime veteran and corporate partner Laurence Rudge of Slaughter and May Hong Kong has joined supply chain manager Li & Fung as its deputy general counsel. Rudge first joined Slaughter and May as a trainee in London…

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    Bonelli Erede Pappalardo hires nine from A&O

    January 26, 2016 Italian firm Bonelli Erede Pappalardo has hired a team of lawyers from Allen & Overy to strengthen its banking offering in London. The best friend firm to Slaughter and May has brought on A&O's Italian senior partner…

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    Slaughter and May elect new senior partner

    January 11, 2016 Slaughter and May has named the successor to senior partner Chris Saul, electing M&A head Steve Cooke to serve the next five year term. Saul's term will end in April and he will retire after his term finishes. Cooke…

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