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Stephenson Harwood paid £6m in legal fees for Rangers FC liquidation

29-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Stephenson Harwood has picked up over £6m in legal fees, after it was involved in the three-year long liquidation of Rangers Football Club. 


DLA faces SRA investigation over offensive emails between senior partners

17-Jun-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

DLA Piper is facing a possible investigation by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (SRA) after its senior partners sent emails to each other following the bankruptcy of a former client.


WilmerHale and Bryan Cave lead as Barclays sells former Lehman's operation to Stifel

10-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

WilmerHale and Bryan Cave have taken lead roles in the sale of Barclays’ US wealth and investment management franchise to Stifel Financial. 

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Milbank, Paul Hastings and Weil complete £1.5bn restructuring of General Healthcare Group

8-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, Paul Hastings and Weil Gotshal & Manges have all advised on the two and half-year long restructuring of the General Healthcare Group (GHG).

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Brown Rudnick bolsters Paris with restructuring duo

5-Jun-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Brown Rudnick has strengthened its Paris team with the hire of partners from French firms De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés and August & Debouzy.


Burness Paull and Levy & McRae face legal action over collapse of $400m hedge fund

20-Feb-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Scottish firms Burness Paull and Levy & McRae are facing legal action from the liquidators of Heather Capital over their involvement in the collapse of the $400m hedge fund.


William Fry wins Irish government tender for restructuring of AIB

13-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

William Fry has emerged as the winner of the Irish Department of Finance’s tender to appoint a legal adviser to work on the potential capital restructuring of Ireland’s investments in Allied Irish Banks (AIB).


White & Case picks up DX mandate on acquisition of City Link assets

9-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

White & Case has advised logistics and parcel distribution company DX Group on its acquisition of assets from its collapsed competitor City Link.


Gateley, Macfarlanes and Mayer Brown deliver as City Link goes into administration

6-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Gateley, Macfarlanes and Mayer Brown have all played key roles advising on the controversial administration of courier business City Link, which was handed over to EY on Christmas Eve.

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From care homes to care at home: defensive strategies against insolvency download subscription

Gateley Plc 29-Jun-2015

Gateley looks at the problems smaller care homes face and what defensive strategies smaller care home operators can adopt to buck the current trend. 

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The Sheriffs Office 26-Jun-2015

Consumer debt is rising, but business stats show credit controls introduced in the recession are working.

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The Sheriffs Office 26-Jun-2015

Yes, victims of crime   deserve a better deal – but so too do those who are owed money, Mr Gove.

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Insolvency – The spillover effect

19-Jan-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Collapsed oil prices and Ebola have hit businesses hard, while European plans to copy UK restructuring tools could challenge British courts’ dominant role.

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Akin means business in the City


Like a python after swallowing an antelope, Akin Gump London may want to rest a while.

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