Bloomberg Law
Feb. 28, 2020, 1:25 PM

Wake Up Call: Baker McKenzie Shuts London Office in Virus Response

Rick Mitchell
Rick Mitchell
Freelance Correspondent

In today’s column, major law firms continue to take precautions in response to the spreading coronavirus; Cooley is advising U.S. legal tech company DocuSign on its acquisition of Seal Software, a pioneer in legal artificial intelligence tools; Several firms are advising in a $1.1 billion sale ordered by federal authorities of a Massachusetts gas distributor linked to a fatal explosion last year; and Allen & Overy appointed a new global managing partner.

  • Leading off, Baker McKenzie confirmed it has closed its London office and told staff to work from home, on concerns a staff member might have contracted the coronavirus, ...

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