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WFW launches in Dubai with three-lawyer team

18-Sep-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Watson Farley & Williams has today (18 September) launched its first office in the Middle East, based in Dubai.

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OC, BLP and Shoosmiths advise on Siemens’ new £210m Stagecoach deal

11-Sep-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

A raft of firms including Osborne Clarke, Shoosmiths and Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) have played a role in Stagecoach South West Trains’ new contract to buy 30 new trains from manufacturer Siemens.

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Hengeler wins reprieve for Uber in German battle over taxi app

28-Aug-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Hengeler Mueller has won a victory for ‘sharing economy’ taxi service Uber in a battle over whether the company can continue offering its product in the city of Hamburg.

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Clyde & Co hires Singapore aviation team from Kennedys

26-Aug-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Clyde & Co has hired a Singapore-based aviation team from Kennedys including legacy Gates & Partners big-hitter David Johnston.

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Stephenson Harwood secures licence to open Seoul office this autumn

4-Aug-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Stephenson Harwood is set to open its office in Seoul in the autumn, after being granted a licence to practice in the jurisdiction by the Korean Ministry of Justice.

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Bowman Gilfillan launches in Durban with maritime bolt-on

16-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

South African firm Bowman Gilfillan is strengthening its maritime expertise by merging with Durban shipping boutique Velden Pike Nichols.

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TfL in-house lawyers launch High Court case in Uber taxi row

13-Jun-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Transport for London’s (TfL) in-house lawyers have launched a court action in the row between black cab and Uber taxi drivers.

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2Birds loses aviation case over delayed passenger compensation

11-Jun-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Bird & Bird has lost an appeal for airline Jet2.com against a delayed passenger in a ruling which could pave the way for millions of airline compensation claims.

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HS2 changes under consideration download subscription

B P Collins 12-Sep-2014

Fresh concerns have been raised about the HS2 railway project in the House of Commons.

Damages for breach of terms as to quality — does the Sale of Goods Act limit such damages to depreciation in value? weblink subscription

Ince & Co 11-Sep-2014

This sale contract dispute provides a useful refresher with regard to the proper application of the provisions of sections 53 and 54 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979.

Recent Chinese tax changes affecting the shipping industry weblink subscription

Ince & Co 10-Sep-2014

On 1 August 2014, the ‘Provisional Measures on the Collection of Tax on Non-Resident Taxpayers Engaged in International Transportation Business’ came into force.

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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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