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Aspire Law and Buckingham hospital provide rehab to clients

27-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

ABS Aspire Law has entered into a joint venture agreement with the Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital to create a service where clients with severe spinal injuries can receive rehabilitation treatment.

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Keoghs in discussions over Plexus tie-up

25-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Keoghs Solicitors is rumoured to be in talks to acquire defendant insurance firm Plexus Law in a deal which would create a £145m turnover firm.

London

Freshfields and Slaughters work with RSA and Zurich as takeover deadline looms

25-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Slaughter and May have bagged top roles on the possible £5bn sale of RSA to Zurich Insurance, with the latter’s deadline to make a firm offer set to close today. 

London

BLP turns to Clyde & Co for corporate insurance hire

20-Aug-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has hired corporate insurance partner Geraldine Quirk from Clyde & Co to boost its non-contentious insurance and financial services regulatory team.

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BLM hires sexual abuse specialist from DAC Beachcroft

14-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

BLM has boosted its public sector group through the hiring of ex-DAC Beachcroft (DACB) abuse claims expert Paula Jefferson.

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Prudential set to announce new legal panel

14-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Financial services giant Prudential is currently in the process of reviewing its legal panel with the line-up set to be announced imminently.

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Zurich instructs four top firms to defend $1bn insurance dispute from HSF client SBM

10-Aug-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

An armada of law firms has been drafted in to defend an energy insurance coverage dispute brought by Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) client SBM Offshore.

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Ince & Co sees turnover fall 8 per cent during period of challenging conditions

23-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Ince & Co has announced that its turnover has fallen by 8 per cent, from £86.7m to £79.4m last year.

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CCI of India penalises four public sector insurance companies for cartelisation download subscription

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The Competition Commission of India found a cartel among certain public sector insurance companies in India.

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Offshore: Bermuda comes through the financial crisis stronger

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Walkers is set to launch in Bermuda, hot on the heels of Canada’s Bennett Jones – a major development for an island whose main players all started life there. What is the allure?

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