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.
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.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Norton Rose Fulbright have won roles on the latest energy-focused company to float on the London Stock Exchange.
Norton Rose Fulbright and Carey Olsen represent solar investment fund Bluefield on planned flotation
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.
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.
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.
Chadbourne and King & Spalding advise in landmark Islamic financing for $2bn industrial gases project
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.
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has picked up an energy and projects team from Hogan Lovells made up of three partners including two group heads.
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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Industry ”cannot continue to rely on blank cheques”.
A hi-tech sector on a roll, growing Chinese investor interest, rows over competition law and booming M&A – things are buzzing for Israel’s lawyers.
This week’s most-read briefings writers from TheLawyer.com are drawn from the energy sector. The following excerpts cover pirates, North Sea oil and fracking.
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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
Panellists at The Lawyer ’s recent Romania briefing heard much to encourage them to get involved in the country