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An asset tracer’s alphabet

In this short piece, the first in a series of articles shining light on the topic, Schillings’ specialist investigator picks some of the key, basic definitions that an asset tracer should be all too familiar with.

Keeping track of positive covenants

If they can be enforced, positive covenants can be troublesome for buyers and developers alike. But due care can bring any obligations to light during a transaction and help manage them.

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Judge dismisses allegations against OC partner and 3PB barrister in Qatar scrap

A bitterly fought piece of litigation concerning the economic blockade of Qatar led to allegations made against an Osborne Clarke partner and a 3 Paper Buildings barrister. In a recent jurisdictional challenge lodged by a group of Middle Eastern news outlets, represented by Wiggin, it was argued that Qatar Airways Group (QAG) had breached its […]

Travers Smith

Travers gears up for leadership elections

Travers Smith is looking to hold its leadership elections in the next few months, as the second term of managing partner David Patient draws to a close. The firm is understood to be holding its elections for a new managing partner before the end of the year, though an exact time frame has not been […]

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The Lawyer Awards 2020: Who won Chambers team of the year?

Construction and energy set Keating Chambers scooped the top chambers award, sponsored by Bench Walk Advisors, at The Lawyer Awards 2020 last week. Keating is predominantly a construction law set with its members involved in several significant cases, including phase 2 of the Grenfell Tower Enquiry. Construction is the bedrock of Keating’s practice but it is the set’s growing presence in international […]

Hong Kong

Milbank targets PE growth in Asia with three magic circle hires

US firm Milbank has hired three heavyweight partners from the magic circle in Hong Kong, in a significant boost to its private equity capabilities. Milbank has taken on Clifford Chance’s Asia Pacific private equity co-heads Andrew Whan and Neeraj Budwani, and at the same time brought in Linklaters’ global banking head Davide Mencacci in Hong […]

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