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Heuking snares GSK team for Stuttgart launch

26-Sep-2014 | By Joanne Harris

German firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek has picked up the Stuttgart office of Nabarro alliance partner GSK Stockmann & Kollegen, adding eight partners to its ranks.

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Weightmans beefs up Glasgow office with triple partner hire

26-Sep-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Weightmans has embarked on a significant expansion of its Glasgow office, hiring three partners from Anderson Strathern and BTO Solicitors in the first wave of a recruitment drive.

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Görg and Noerr advise on Germany's largest shopping centre development

5-Sep-2014 | By Joanne Harris

German firms Görg and Noerr have taken the lead roles on the financing and development of Europe’s largest shopping centre in the heart of Berlin.


Nabarro adds three lawyers to Dubai office

4-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Nabarro has doubled its Dubai office, adding a Dentons associate, local barrister and counsel in a bid to beef up its constructions disputes practice overseas.


Knights’ David Beech says firm will exceed £15m in 2014/15

3-Sep-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Private equity-backed Knights is expected to turnover in excess of £15m during 2014/15 having hit £7.5m at the half-year.

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Squire Patton Boggs picks up Sidley's last German partner

2-Sep-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Squire Patton Boggs has hired Sidley Austin partner Jens Rinze, three months after Sidley confirmed it was closing down its German practice.

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In Cooke v MGN Ltd, the High Court gave the first judgment on the serious harm test in section 1 of the Defamation Act 2013.

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Because of a history of litigation between a landlord and its tenants, the landlord was justified in refusing to grant the tenants a new business lease.

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In a recent case, it was the tenant of certain floors and the car park in an office building where it paid service charge calculated by deducting the annual expenditure from the gross annual expenditure.

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