Friday, 09 August 2019 11:07

Friday Rundown

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The rundown of this week’s top news stories.

Student survey Universum has rated The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) as the number one employer for law students in the UK.

Ten-time Lex 100 Winner Mills & Reeve has seen another solid year of growth as revenue grew by 4.3%.

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, RPC, Mayer Brown and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner were among the firms to enjoy a pre-summer deal rush this week as Sports Direct bought Jack Wills and private equity player Aurelius acquired BT’s fleet business.

 Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has made what its senior partner James Palmer described as a ‘game changer’ for its Chinese practice by signing a joint operation agreement with 20-lawyer Shanghai firm Kewei.