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Stephenson Harwood partner drafted to act as HS2 general counsel as Morgan retires

25-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Stephenson Harwood partner Suzanne Tarplee has been seconded to High Speed Two (HS2) to act as interim general counsel and company as general counsel Betty Morgan has retired.

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Clifford Chance, CMS and Freshfields take key roles as Government sells Eurostar stake

5-Mar-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Firms including Clifford Chance, CMS Cameron McKenna and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have stepped up to advise on the sale of the Government’s stake in Eurostar.

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Merchant Navy Pension Fund funding regime approved in landmark judgment

25-Feb-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

The High Court has approved a funding regime proposed by Mayer Brown client, the Merchant Navy Ratings Pension Fund (MNRPF), in a landmark judgment which ends a case spanning more than a decade.

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Shoosmiths back in the driving seat for Mercedes-Benz after five-year hiatus

24-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Shoosmiths has been appointed to a new Mercedes-Benz UK panel alongside Nabarro after dropping off the roster in 2009.

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Cadwalader client Aer Lingus triumphs over rival Ryanair in Court of Appeal

12-Feb-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has rejected a claim brought by Ryanair against the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) and Aer Lingus in the ongoing battle over the budget airline’s stake in its rival.

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HFW elects Marcus Bowman as managing partner

9-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) partners have elected Marcus Bowman as managing partner effective 1 April, replacing George Eddings after just two years in the role.

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HFW gears up for March managing partner election

2-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) managing partner George Eddings is set for a challenge to his leadership in March as his two-year tenure comes up for renewal.

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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.

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Shipping: a sound system of carriage? weblink subscription

Ince & Co 26-Mar-2015

Where cargo is loaded into a carrier’s containers that are subsequently loaded onto the vessel it is unrealistic to treat this as anything other than a single loading process.

Rectification: when what’s written down does not reflect the true agreement weblink subscription

Ince & Co 26-Mar-2015

When a contract does not reflect the intention of the parties equitable relief can be sought from the court for the contract to be rectified. It is rarely granted, but in this case it was.

Shipping: Extending time for performance? Consider the markets weblink subscription

Ince & Co 26-Mar-2015

A useful reminder of the principles applied to calculate damages under English law.

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Special report: Turkey - Upgrade nation

29-Sep-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

The rise of the Turkish aviation sector reflects a wider trend of prosperity

Turkey Briefing Live: Plane speaking

21-Apr-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

The IMF has slashed its 2014 growth forecast for Turkey from 3.5 to 2.3 per cent. Investors are now hoping the aviation and energy markets will provide some comfort

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