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Aeroplane

BLP and Landmark pick up instructions on runway battle between Gatwick and Heathrow

24-Mar-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and Landmark Chambers have won roles on the ongoing battle between Gatwick and Heathrow Airports over additional runway capacity for the south-east of England.

Paris

Wragge Lawrence Graham expands Paris team with WFW infrastructure hires

24-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has added an infrastructure and projects team from Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) to its Paris office, giving it the ability to compete for francophone African deals.

London

Linklaters sees third projects partner departure as Douglass quits for KWM

2-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

A third partner from Linklaters’ projects team has left the firm in less than two weeks, after King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) re-hired heavyweight energy partner James Douglass to join its projects energy and resources team. 

London

Linklaters projects partners Hagopian and Ijaz quit for Milbank

25-Feb-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy has hired a pair of Linklaters projects partners, Matthew Hagopian and Manzer Ijaz.

high speed rail

Herbert Smith Freehills on board for HS2 rail project

28-Jan-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has been appointed as the main adviser for High Speed Two (HS2), the developer of Britain’s new north-south high speed train line.

whitehall

Freshfields reappointed as MoD unveils delayed projects panel

22-Dec-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has been reappointed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) as one of 10 firms on its new-look projects panel, but Pinsent Masons has lost its spot.

Scotland

A&O, NRF, Pinsents and ShepWedd advise on funding of disputed road project

19-Dec-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Allen & Overy (A&O), Norton Rose Fulbright, Pinsent Masons and Shepherd & Wedderburn have advised on the financing of a controversial road that will bypass the city of Aberdeen.

Scotland

Outsourcing giant Interserve names CMS and Burness Paull as first Scottish panel

12-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Burness Paull and CMS Cameron McKenna have been named on FTSE 250 outsourcing company Interserve’s first Scottish panel after beating seven firms to make the roster.

National Grid

National Grid UK GC exits amid panel review

20-Oct-2014 | By Kate Beioley

National Grid UK general counsel and company secretary Karen Clayton has left the network in the midst of a full-scale panel review due to be finalised in April 2015.

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Peer panel: Construction – Rebuilding

7-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Beyond the headline infrastructure projects, UK construction work is still recovering from the clobbering it took during the slump

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