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Conyers advises Central China Real Estate on US$86m 6.875% Senior Notes due 2020

Conyers Dill & Pearman acted as special legal counsel in the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands to Central China Real Estate Limited (the “Company”) and certain subsidiary guarantors of the Company: Joy Ascend Holdings Limited, Sino Joy Enterprises Limited, Central China Real Estate Holdings Limited, Proud Sky Investments Limited, Leapup Limited, Bumper Up […]

Conyers advises Fantasia Holdings Group on US$100m 8.50% Senior Notes due 2019

Conyers Dill & Pearman acted as special legal counsel in the Cayman Islands to Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Limited (the “Company”) and to its British Virgin Islands subsidiary guarantors Fantastic Victory Limited, Wisdom Regal Limited and Fantasia Financial Community Group Co., Ltd. in connection with the Company’s issue of US$100 million 8.50% Senior Notes due […]

Four Gowling WLG partners win Lexpert Zenith awards

Gowling WLG partners Sandra Barton, John Callaghan, Rodney Northey and Peter Snell have been named among the winners of the 2018 Lexpert Zenith Awards. Presented yesterday evening at a gala dinner in Toronto, this year’s awards celebrate “mid-career excellence in the legal profession.” All the winners below are widely regarded as leaders in their respective […]

The Rt Hon Dame Elizabeth Gloster DBE, PC returns to One Essex Court

One Essex Court is delighted to announce that Dame Elizabeth Gloster has returned to Chambers as an arbitrator. Dame Elizabeth practised as a Chancery and Commercial QC at One Essex Court from 1991 until 2004, before accepting an appointment as a High Court judge, becoming the first woman to be appointed a judge of the […]

Shoosmiths advises on multi-million Tower Hamlets development

The £26m deal – with OakNorth Bank – was turned around in just three weeks and represented DCP’s first major finance deal. The refinancing is part of a wider development scheme aimed at delivering around 100 affordable and private rental homes in Caroline Street. Shoosmiths’ team was led by senior associate Liam Phillips with Dan […]

TLT advises Sparkol shareholders on MBO

TLT has provided strategic and legal advice to the shareholders of world-leading software development company Sparkol, culminating in a management buy-out. The sale will enable serial entrepreneur and founder Jon Air to focus on new ventures, while Sparkol’s management team will continue to build on the company’s success. Sparkol’s flagship products include whiteboard animation explainer […]

TLT expands corporate team in Belfast

TLT has expanded its corporate team in Belfast with the appointment of Grant Edwards as associate. Edwards joins TLT from Tughans Solicitors and will be working with corporate partner Andrew Jennings, who joined in January 2018 and completed TLT’s full service offering in NI. Edwards is an experienced corporate lawyer, advising SMEs and investors on […]

Walder Wyss advises Athris AG on its IPO

On June 15, 2018, Athris AG (formerly Athris Holding AG) (Athris) successfully listed its registered shares with a nominal value of CHF 5.00 on the BX Swiss AG. Walder Wyss advised Athris on the IPO. The team was led by Theodor Härtsch (Capital Markets, Partner) and Urs Schenker (Corporate / M&A, Senior Counsel) and further included Alexander Eichhorn (Corporate, Capital Markets, […]

Ogier’s rising stars in its Guernsey team

Ogier is a growing firm that is constantly looking for new talent to join our international family and be part of our future. We are one of the few offshore firms to operate a full City-style training scheme for qualification as an English Solicitor– but besides qualifications and formal learning, we are also committed to […]

Katie Langdon joins family group

Katie Langdon has joined the Family Group at No5. Katie has a well-established Family Finance practice in Birmingham and the surrounding areas. She provides advice, assistance and representation at all stages of financial remedy proceedings and of property disputes/claims relating to unmarried couples and children. Ashley Wynne, Head of the Family Group, said: “The No5 Family […]

Shoosmiths real estate team advises on much-needed homes deal in West Midlands

Shoosmiths has advised Kier Living on the first-stage of its multi-million pound project to deliver homes across Birmingham and the West Midlands. It is part of a ten-year joint venture between Kier Living, Homes England and Cross Keys Homes. The partnership will deliver up to 5,400 homes across England, but the first four mixed tenure […]

The bank of the future, Monzo, selects Apperio to increase visibility over legal spend

Apperio has announced that revolutionary mobile-only bank, Monzo, has selected Apperio. Apperio is an automated legal spend management and analytics SaaS platform that enables in-house lawyers to track and analyse their legal spend across all law firms, in real-time, in one place. Monzo was frustrated with the limitations of its current manual process where it […]

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