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Bowman Gilfillan launches in Durban with maritime bolt-on

16-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

South African firm Bowman Gilfillan is strengthening its maritime expertise by merging with Durban shipping boutique Velden Pike Nichols.

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TfL in-house lawyers launch High Court case in Uber taxi row

13-Jun-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Transport for London’s (TfL) in-house lawyers have launched a court action in the row between black cab and Uber taxi drivers.


2Birds loses aviation case over delayed passenger compensation

11-Jun-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Bird & Bird has lost an appeal for airline against a delayed passenger in a ruling which could pave the way for millions of airline compensation claims.


African airline turns to ex-Clyde & Co whistleblower partner for GC

4-Jun-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Former Clyde & Co partner Krista Bates van Winkelhof, who claimed she was dismissed from the firm for blowing the whistle on a colleague, is joining African airline FastJet as group general counsel.

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Former Department for Transport GC resurfaces at Monckton Chambers

4-Jun-2014 | By Lucy Burton

The Department for Transport’s (DfT) former general counsel, Christopher Muttukumaru, has taken up tenancy at Monckton Chambers.   

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Budget airline Wizz Air hands corporate responsibilities to GC

4-Jun-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Wizz Air’s general counsel Owain Jones will now manage the low-cost airline’s human resources, communications and public relations arm as well as its legal function.


One giant leap for Nasa with first GC change in a decade

3-Jun-2014 | By Lucy Burton

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) has named a new general counsel for the first time in a decade following the retirement of current GC Michael Wholley.

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Hill Dickinson hires from Clydes and Kennedys to bolster Asia base

30-May-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Hill Dickinson has bolstered its Asia office network with the hire of two shipping partners, taking one from Clyde & Co in Singapore and another from Kennedys in Hong Kong. 

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Nabarro 28-Jul-2014

How might future UK infrastructure investment decisions be influenced by Crossrail?

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DLA Piper 28-Jul-2014

The shocking news of recent airline disasters brings into sharp focus for employers the sometimes unforeseeable risks facing employees who frequently travel for work.

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Eversheds 28-Jul-2014

Following the downing of MH17, the EU has bolstered its stance against Russia and has increased sanctions on the state. However, tougher sanctions are being called for.

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Turkey Briefing Live: Plane speaking

21-Apr-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

The IMF has slashed its 2014 growth forecast for Turkey from 3.5 to 2.3 per cent. Investors are now hoping the aviation and energy markets will provide some comfort

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Offshore: Aviation finance - Runway success


Aircraft financing is taking off again. David Cooke and Jason Piney say Bermuda is well placed for a resurgence

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Offshore: Aviation - Jet set, go


Steven Quayle and Mike Pinson explain the benefits the Isle of Man Aircraft Registry has for aircraft owners

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Careers: in brief


Clyde & Co announced last week that partners Jonathan Wood and Derek Hodgson have both been named as chairs at the International Bar Association (IBA). Hodgson, joint head of maritime at Clydes, becomes the chairman of the IBA’s maritime and transport law committee, while Wood has become chairman of the IBA’s international committee. The latter examines legal issues fundamental to the development ...

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