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Freshfields returns to Linklaters for another Hong Kong partner hire

31-Mar-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has continued to bolster its Asian practice by hiring from magic circle rival Linklaters, this time taking a Beijing banking and finance partner for its Hong Kong office.

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Scotland's Maclays adds Dana Petroleum GC to oil and gas team

30-Mar-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

Scotland-headquartered Maclay Murray & Spens has bolstered its Aberdeen oil and gas practice with the hire of Dana Petroleum general counsel Jill Reid.

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Wragges wins first instruction from Ecotricity on power company's £68m Aviva financing

27-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Ecotricity has turned to Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co for its £68m strategic financing deal with Aviva.

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HSF moves Asia energy head to Singapore as partner departs for King & Spalding

24-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has relocated Asia energy head David Clinch to Singapore as energy partner Richard Nelson departs for US firm King & Spalding.

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Cleary and Milbank advise on $5bn bond offering by Malaysian oil company Petronas

24-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy have advised on Asia’s largest bond offering so far this year, the $5bn (£3.3bn) bond offering by state-owned Malaysian company Petronas.

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White & Case and Willkie Farr brought in as oil company Afren reports itself to SFO

23-Mar-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Oil and gas company Afren has drafted in both White & Case and Willkie Farr & Gallagher on a review of its expenses practices, which has led the company to report itself to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over fraudulent expenses payments.

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Linklaters and Milbank advise on €6.6bn acquisition of Swedish power company Fortum

18-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Linklaters and Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy have advised on the bumper €6.6bn (£4.8bn) sale of Swedish electricity company Fortum Distribution to a consortium of investors.

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The Lawyer Top 20 cases 2015: Clyde & Co client Glencore to pay $40m to Petrom over crude oil "deceit"

17-Mar-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Clyde & Co client Glencore International has been ordered to pay $40m (£27m) to Romanian oil companies Petrom and Petrolexportimport for fraudulently shipping low-quality crude oil to Romania in the 1990s.

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Baker Botts' Rowley to become London head as Wardlaw steps down

16-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Baker Botts energy partner Mark Rowley is set to replace Steve Wardlaw at the helm of the firm’s London office less than three years after he took over as partner in charge.

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