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Highways England to expand in-house team after DfT separation

24-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Highways England is looking to grow its in-house legal team over 2015, after the government agency was separated from its parent department the Department for Transport (DfT) in April. 

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Hitachi Rail Europe to boost in-house capability with first GC

20-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Hitachi Rail Europe is to hire its first ever general counsel, less than a year after the company revealed which firms had won places on its inaugural legal panel.

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US trio advise as Berkshire Hathaway buys aerospace manufacturer for $37.2bn

11-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Cravath Swaine & Moore, Mungo Tolles & Olson and Stoel Rives have won top roles on Berkshire Hathaway’s $37.2bn (£23.86bn) purchase of Precision Castparts Corporation, which manufactures metal components for Airbus, Boeing, GE and Rolls-Royce. 

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Hogan Lovells and Shearman & Sterling win roles on Nokia's £2bn sale of digital mapping service

4-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Hogan Lovells and Shearman & Sterling have advised on the €2.8bn (£2bn) sale of Nokia’s digital mapping services business to Audi, BMW and Daimler.  

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Weil and DLA Piper advise on PAI Partners' £1.8bn exit from cargo group Swissport

31-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Weil Gotshal & Manges and DLA Piper have won top roles on the £1.8bn sale of baggage handling company Swissport from private equity firm PAI Partners to China’s HNA Group. 

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BLP advises Highways England on launch of £1.5bn 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.

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From 22 October 2015 vessels must carry an insurance certificate in accordance with the provisions of convention.

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