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Breakfast roundtable for GCs: How can you modernise your legal department?

In-house legal departments are under increasing pressure to add additional value to their business by providing greater strategic insight as well as being more predictable and efficient in managing their costs. This change in their role is leading general counsel to re-evaluate how they operate their in-house legal department. Join Apperio, Whitworth Brough, and your […]

Walker Morris partners with PayPlan to enhance its service offering to lender clients

Walker Morris has partnered with money advice experts, PayPlan, to further enhance its service offering to its banks and lender services clients. Walker Morris’ Banking & Finance Litigation specialists have worked closely with banks, lenders and asset finance companies for over 40 years to offer a range of recovery services. Ranked in the top tier […]

Sean Upson, Stewarts, litigation lawyer

Upson, Sean – Stewarts

Commercial litigator Sean Upson is no stranger to the Hot 100. He first made the cut in 2008 when The Lawyer recognised his role in building the start-up Masseys into the successful boutique it became before it merged with Stewarts Law in 2010. Since Upson joined the larger firm, commercial litigation at Stewarts has gone […]

VdA’s Carla Gonçalves Borges appointed member of Concórdia mediation and disputes centre

Carla Gonçalves Borges appointed member of the Management Commission of Concórdia July 14, 2017, Concórdia – Conciliation and Mediation of Disputes Centre Carla Gonçalves Borges, litigation & arbitration managing associate, was appointed member of the Management Commission of Concórdia – Conciliation and Mediation of Disputes Centre for the 2017/2019 mandate. Concórdia is a non-profit association […]

€44m investment in seed funding

Enterprise Ireland is seeking commercially viable expressions of interest from commercially focused venture capital funds targeting seed and early stage companies. On 31 March, Enterprise Ireland issued its third call for expressions of interest in securing investment under the Seed & Venture Capital Scheme 2013–2018. Up to €44m is available to invest in companies in […]

Shoosmiths moves into Northern Ireland via Belfast merger

Shoosmiths has announced its move in to the Northern Ireland legal market following its merger with Belfast firm, McManus Kearney. The merger brings the total number of Shoosmiths offices to 12. The move is motivated by client demand for a UK-wide service delivery. McManus Kearney focuses on debt recovery and insolvency. Shoosmiths, a top 40 law firm, […]

Bär & Karrer acts for Cinven on the sale of SLV

European private equity firm Cinven, has has sold its SLV Group, advised by Cinven. The buyers are private equity funds advised by Ardian, a private equity firm based in Paris. SLV was founded in 1979 and is a German-headquartered provider of residential and technical lighting. Bär & Karrer acted as Swiss legal adviser to Cinven in this […]

Gowling WLG secures $1m judgment for American Express

In 2015, Gowling WLG advised American Express on a complex piece of litigation where a customer of American Express alleged that purchases of jewellery totalling nearly $700,000 had been made by jewellery merchants in Riyadh who were involved in a scheme to defraud him and had forged his signature in order to acquire the items. […]

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