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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.
Eurostar has delayed its panel review until spring 2015, granting Burges Salmon, CMS Cameron McKenna and Osborne Clarke a four-month reprieve.
Kennedys has hired seven lawyers to bolster its Asia aviation practice, six of whom are from rival firm Clyde & Co.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Macfarlanes have taken the lead roles for Stagecoach and Virgin on their joint-venture company’s deal with the Department of Transport (DfT) to secure the franchise for the re-privatised East Coast mainline.
Spanish firm Pérez-Llorca has secured the instruction to advise the Spanish airport operator Aena (Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea) on its upcoming flotation for a fee of just €1.
Ince & Co’s international senior partner James Wilson is to step down in January 2015 after two terms in office in favour of Hamburg managing partner Jan Heuvels.
Eversheds has merged with Finnish full-service firm Juridia Bützow to form JB Eversheds.
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The Smith Commission: draft Scotland clauses download subscription
The UK Government published draft legislation on 22 January that aims to implement the recommendations of the Smith Commission for further devolution to Scotland.
Planning update — January 2015 download subscription
Gateley’s update offers headline-hitting news you need to know about, changes coming up in the law, landmark rulings and details of events and seminars you might be interested in.
Tartsinis v Navona — a rare bird: a successful rectification claim download subscription
An apparently normal case, a dispute under a share transfer agreement (STA), resulted in an unusual outcome in commercial litigation — a successful claim for rectification, won by 7KBW’s Robert Bright QC.
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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