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Dykema, a national law firm and the leading law firm in dental services, is proud to announce that Boxing Hall of Famer, Olympic Champion and bestselling author Sugar Ray Leonard will serve as the keynote speaker at Dykema’s 6thAnnual Definitive Conference for Dental Service Organizations, which is set to take place at The Omni Dallas Hotel from July 10-12, 2019.

Read more: Boxing Legend Sugar Ray Leonard to Serve as Keynote Speaker at Dykema’s 6th Annual Definitive...


Senior litigation partners Gordon Grieve, Simon Morris and Greg Whyte have for a third year contributed the Australian chapter of Litigation Funding 2019, published by Getting the Deal Through. The publication compares the legal and practical issues relating to third-party litigation around the world.

Read more: Piper Alderman Partners Contribute to Litigation Funding 2019 – a global comparative guide


We are pleased to announce the arrival of our new partner, Ana Carolina de Salles Freire Gentil, who will be joining the PVG team.

Ana Carolina holds bachelor degrees in Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC – SP) and Economics from Universidade de São Paulo (USP), and has completed the MIT Sloan Fellows MBA Program, in Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., and obtained an LL.M. degree from Georgetown University Law Center, in Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Previously a partner at TozziniFreire and general counsel at AES Brasil, where she has amassed significant experience in the energy sector, Ana Carolina focuses her practice in infrastructure projects, financing, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, corporate law, corporate governance, publicly held corporations and compliance.

Read more: PVG announces new partner in its corporate and business structuring practice


Dykema, a leading national law firm, proudly announced that it received a perfect score of 100 on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. Dykema joins the ranks of more than 560 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year.

Read more: Dykema Earns Perfect Score in 2019 Corporate Equality Index, Marking Six Consecutive 100 Percent...


Leading law firm Blake Morgan has advised the London Borough of Merton on the successful construction and outsourcing of services at the new Morden Leisure Centre, which officially opens this Saturday (30 March).

Blake Morgan supported the council in replacing the old Morden Park Pool with the brand new family leisure centre with state-of-the-art equipment. The firm advised Merton on the successful outsourcing of leisure services at the new centre to Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) and worked closely with the council at each step of the construction process, advising on the contractual structure of the design and build elements of the scheme, as well as the incorporation of the new facility into the existing leisure services contract.

Read more: Blake Morgan advises Merton Council on new modern leisure centre