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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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Shoosmiths back in the driving seat for Mercedes-Benz after five-year hiatus

24-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Shoosmiths has been appointed to a new Mercedes-Benz UK panel alongside Nabarro after dropping off the roster in 2009.

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Cadwalader client Aer Lingus triumphs over rival Ryanair in Court of Appeal

12-Feb-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

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.

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HFW elects Marcus Bowman as managing partner

9-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

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.

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HFW gears up for March managing partner election

2-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

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.

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Herbert Smith Freehills on board for HS2 rail project

28-Jan-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

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.

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What ‘as is where is’ really means in yacht sale contracts weblink subscription

Ince & Co 24-Apr-2015

The commercial understanding of the phrases ‘as is’ or ‘as is where is’ has always been that a buyer must take a yacht in the condition in which she is found at the time defined in the contract.

Yacht brokers – protect your commission weblink subscription

Ince & Co 24-Apr-2015

Yacht brokers – or anyone else keen to know when a broker will or will not be due a commission – should read on…

Building a yacht in Germany: your choice of law may not be as simple as you think weblink subscription

Ince & Co 23-Apr-2015

English law is a popular and a practical option for newbuild contracts but even if German law is not agreed, some of its provisions may still apply.

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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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