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BLP advises Highways England on launch of £15bn smart motorway programme

30-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Highways England as it awarded £1.55bn worth of contracts for its smart motorways programme. 

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Mr Justice Peter Smith faces investigation over "lost luggage" case

29-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Mr Justice Peter Smith is facing an investigation by the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office (JCIO) in connection to his recusal from the mammoth air cargo cartel case involving British Airways (BA).

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Peter Smith J recuses himself from mammoth British Airways air-cargo case

22-Jul-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

Mr Justice Peter Smith has agreed to recuse himself from a £1bn air cargo price-fixing case after lead defendant British Airways claimed that he could be biased against the company.


Shipping mutual Standard Club reviews panel roster

22-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Shipping insurance mutual the Standard Club has undergone a review of its preferred legal advisory panel, with longstanding advisers Ince & Co and Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) understood to have made the cut.

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AA panel review sign-off delayed by three months

21-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

The AA has delayed signing off its legal panel review by three months, The Lawyer has learned.

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American Airlines associate general counsel flies to AlixPartners for GC role

7-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Global advisory firm AlixPartners has hired American Airlines general counsel Kathryn Koorenny as managing director and general counsel.

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Struck-off ex-Ince partner Iyer launches City legal services firm IY Legal

6-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Former Ince & Co partner Nathan ‘Andy’ Iyer, who was jailed for forgery and false accounting and struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) in 2012, has launched City legal services firm IY Legal.


Blake Cassels, Cravath and Weil Gotshal advise as GE sells fleet business for $6.9bn

30-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Blake Cassels & Graydon, Cravath Swaine & Moore and Weil Gotshal & Manges have all won top roles as General Electric (GE) sells its fleet businesses in the US, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand to Element Financial Corporation for $6.9bn (£4.4bn). 

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Most motorbike accidents are the fault of other road users.

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