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Facebook sues DLA Piper

DLA Piper has been sued by Facebook and its creator Mark Zuckerberg in relation to the firm's representation of Paul Ceglia in a case against the social media giant in 2010.

EXPANSION

Africa race continues with Orrick and Gide

French firm Gide and Spanish practice Cuatrecasas, Goncalves Pereira are combining their Moroccan legal teams while Orrick is launching an affiliate office in the Cote d'Ivoire.

HEALTH CARE

Health and employment lawyers advise on ebola

Lawyers are being asked a wide range of questions on the ebola virus, ranging from employment to privacy to avoiding litigation which could come from treating patients.

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LEGAL INDEPENDENCE

Chinese lawyers lower reform expectations

Chinese campaigners for legal reform are expecting little in the way of immediate results from this weeks's Communist party meeting which will focus on the theme of 'governing the country according to law'.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Defamation cases up 23pc in UK

The number of reported defamation cases rose from 70 to 86 over the last year, pushed up by a substantial growth in those relating to social media.

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