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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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Africa e-briefing, December 2014: OHADA Masters degree; integration of EALI members; EALI and Morrocan country guide, COMESA guidelines and foreign exchange reform download subscription

Eversheds 19-Dec-2014

Eversheds’ Africa e-briefing includes the new OHADA Masters degree, the integration of EALI members, the EALI summit and country guides, Morrocan guide, COMESA guidelines and foreign exchange reform. 

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Dentons 12-Dec-2014

In July Uganda joined the list of African countries that have implemented public-private partnership (PPP) laws by passing the Public Private Partnership Bill 2012.

Croatia: a look at the Strategic Investment Projects Act one year after implementation download subscription

Schoenherr 11-Dec-2014

Croatia is in its sixth consecutive year of recession.

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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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