Shipping Aviation and Logistics News
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).
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy has hired Clifford Chance aviation and shipping partner Nick Swinburne as co-head of its London transport and space group.
Independent travel group and aircraft engineering company Monarch Group has appointed aviation specialist Alison Wilds as group head of legal.
A team of Hill Dickinson lawyers, including two partners, have left to start their own firm under the name Waterside Solicitors.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, CMS and Gide Loyrette Nouel have advised on a deal allowing SNCF Mobilités to gain sole control over Eurostar International.
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.
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.
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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Claimants with contractual claims against a Korean ship operator can go through London courts.
A Dutch ship operating company, SBV, brought claims against a Chinese bank, BOC, for payment under two refund guarantees governed by English law.
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The Admiralty Court has reaffirmed the test for deciding whether to grant a time extension.