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Portugal's Vieira de Almeida picks up 20-strong team from rival Miranda

5-Aug-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Portuguese firm Vieira de Almeida (VdA) has hired around 20 lawyers, including six partners, from rival Miranda Correia Amendoeira & Associados, boosting its strength in oil and gas and African work.

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Pinsents and Stephenson Harwood among firms exploring Iran opportunities

29-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

A number of major law firms, including Pinsent Masons and Stephenson Harwood, are exploring their options in Iran in the wake of the recent deal ending sanctions against the country.

Stock exchange

HSF and Norton Rose Fulbright win top roles on Menhaden Capital's IPO

21-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Norton Rose Fulbright have won roles on the latest energy-focused company to float on the London Stock Exchange. 

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Norton Rose Fulbright and Carey Olsen represent solar investment fund Bluefield on planned flotation

14-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Norton Rose Fulbright and Carey Olsen have advised Bluefield European Solar Fund (BESF) on its intention to raise €200m on its flotation on the London Stock Exchange. 

City Gherkin

Struck-off ex-Ince partner Iyer launches City legal services firm IY Legal

6-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Former Ince & Co partner Nathan ‘Andy’ Iyer, who was jailed for forgery and false accounting and struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) in 2012, has launched City legal services firm IY Legal.

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Raft of top US firms advise as BP settles Deepwater Horizon claims for £12bn

3-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Oil giant BP has agreed to pay $18.7bn (£12bn) to settle claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the biggest environmental penalty in history.

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Chadbourne and King & Spalding advise in landmark Islamic financing for $2bn industrial gases project

3-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Chadbourne & Parke and King & Spalding have advised on the Islamic financing for a $2bn (£1.279bn) industrial gases project in Saudi Arabia to supply oil company Saudi Aramco.

London

Hogan Lovells energy team joins Orrick in London

29-Jun-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has picked up an energy and projects team from Hogan Lovells made up of three partners including two group heads.

Manchester

Aaron & Partners grows revenue by 9.1 per cent in 2014/15 thanks to renewable energy push

26-Jun-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Aaron & Partners has posted a 9.1 per cent increase in revenue from £7.26m to £7.92m in 2014/15, following increased work in the renewable energy market.

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Cypriot Alternative Investment Funds as fundraising platforms. 

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Walker Morris 28-Jul-2015

A number of market features gives rise to an adverse effect on competition, says CMA.

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Industry ”cannot continue to rely on blank cheques”. 

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12-Jan-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

The discovery of new oil deposits in the Black Sea holds promise of a new golden age for Romania’s energy industry – and for the local law firms

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