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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.

electricity pylon

EDF Energy launches revamped panel review

8-Oct-2014 | By Kate Beioley

EDF Energy has launched its latest panel review and will keep its new roster for three years, replacing its current two-year panel system. 

Hong Kong city

Berwin Leighton Paisner names DLA's Bob Charlton as Asia head and Hong Kong MP

17-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Berwin Leighton Paisner has hired former DLA Piper Asia Pacific head Bob Charlton as its new head of Asia and Hong Kong managing partner.

whitehall

MoD embarks on panel review after ditching plans to scrap roster

17-Jun-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is on the hunt for an expanded panel after turning its back on the idea of scrapping or reducing its dedicated roster. 

Beijing

Pinsent Masons adds Beijing infrastructure partner

7-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Pinsent Masons has added to its Asian infrastructure group with the hire of Formosan Brothers construction and disputes partner Helena Chen in Beijing.

Mersey Bridge

DLA and Freshfields among firms advising on £600m Mersey Gateway Project

31-Mar-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

DLA Piper, Ashurst, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Allen & Overy are among the firms to have advised on the construction of a new six-lane toll bridge over the Mersey.

Jakarta

BLP seeks to formalise Indonesia relationship with new Asia Network

19-Mar-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Indonesia is likely to be the next target as Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) looks to expand its newly launched Asia network of independent law firms.

Construction

Clifford Chance drops as A&O soars in project finance global rankings

19-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Clifford Chance has toppled six spaces in this year’s global project finance rankings as Allen & Overy (A&O) rises to pole position with $94.9bn worth of deals.

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Optimising the Opcom: a discussion on non-operator concerns under the JOA download subscription

Nabarro 14-Nov-2014

The unique relationship between an operator and a non-operator working together on an oil and/or gas project comes into focus most sharply in the Opcom forum.

Infrastructure 100: World Markets Report download subscription

KPMG 13-Nov-2014

KPMG International’s ‘Infrastructure 100: World Markets Report’ highlights key trends driving infrastructure investment around the world.

Japan’s feed-in-tariff regime: flying too close to the sun? download subscription

DLA Piper 30-Oct-2014

It is clear that the Renewable Energy Act has succeeded in attracting more investment in solar PV than Japan’s grid can handle.

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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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