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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Highways England as it awarded £1.55bn worth of contracts for its smart motorways programme.
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).
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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