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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.
Shoosmiths has been appointed to a new Mercedes-Benz UK panel alongside Nabarro after dropping off the roster in 2009.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 subscription
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
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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The rise of the Turkish aviation sector reflects a wider trend of prosperity
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