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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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Clifford Chance aviation partner joins Milbank in London

17-Jun-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy has hired Clifford Chance aviation and shipping partner Nick Swinburne as co-head of its London transport and space group.

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Monarch Group appoints Alison Wilds as first head of legal

3-Jun-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Independent travel group and aircraft engineering company Monarch Group has appointed aviation specialist Alison Wilds as group head of legal.

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Hill Dickinson marine quartet split off to launch boutique

21-May-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

A team of Hill Dickinson lawyers, including two partners, have left to start their own firm under the name Waterside Solicitors.

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Freshfields, CMS and Gide advise on SNCF acquisition of Eurostar

14-May-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, CMS and Gide Loyrette Nouel have advised on a deal allowing SNCF Mobilités to gain sole control over Eurostar International.

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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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Korean shipping claims – London arbitration is now an option weblink subscription

Ince & Co 30-Jun-2015

Claimants with contractual claims against a Korean ship operator can go through London courts.

No excuses! Court protects buyers’ right to rely on refund guarantees weblink subscription

Ince & Co 30-Jun-2015

A Dutch ship operating company, SBV, brought claims against a Chinese bank, BOC, for payment under two refund guarantees governed by English law. 

Collision at sea? Your claim time starts now... weblink subscription

Ince & Co 30-Jun-2015

The Admiralty Court has reaffirmed the test for deciding whether to grant a time extension.

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Turkey - Upgrade nation

29-Sep-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

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

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