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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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Clyde & Co's James Burns: "I’ve always thought of management as a team sport"

16-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

It has been just over a year since James Burns took over as senior partner at Clyde & Co, succeeding Michael Payton who stood down to become chairman after 28 years at the helm.

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Travers Smith advises as thetrainline.com books IPO ticket

8-Jan-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Travers Smith is advising the UK’s largest online rail bookings company thetrainline.com as it prepares to go public later this year.

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UK Consumer Rights Bill – how will it impact the transport sector? download subscription

Eversheds 25-Feb-2015

The forthcoming Consumer Rights Bill will introduce changes to consumer laws, including those dealing with the provision of goods, services and digital content.

Court of Appeal confirms construction of in-transit loss clause in a voyage charter party weblink subscription

Ince & Co 23-Feb-2015

The Court of Appeal has confirmed the meaning of the expression “in-transit loss” in a voyage charter party in the Trafigura Beheer case.

UK Discrimination Law Review: wheelchair users and public transport download subscription

Eversheds 20-Feb-2015

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a claim brought by a wheelchair user who was unable to travel on a bus because the wheelchair space was already occupied by a passenger with a child in a buggy.

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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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