Leicester score 24 second-half points as they recover to beat Harlequins and move level with fourth-placed Bath.
JP Pietersen marks his first Leicester appearance for 11 weeks with two tries in the Tigers' rout of bottom side Bristol.
France centre Maxime Mermoz will join Newcastle Falcons in the summer, once he completes his short-term deal with Leicester.
Cardiff Blues sign Welsh centre Jack Roberts from Leicester Tigers for the 2017-18 season.
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