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Blackstone silk sues The Times

A Blackstone Chambers silk, now president of Oxford’s Magdalen College, Dinah Rose KC, has filed a libel suit against The Times over an article that was published in November last year. Rose had previously acted for the Cayman Islands, arguing the government’s case that the islands’ constitution did not permit same-sex marriage. Rose stated that […]

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Radcliffe Chambers raids Five Paper for commercial team

Radcliffe Chambers has swiped a team of four from Five Paper’s commercial practice group, including its commercial team leader Simon Mills. Other members from Five Paper that have made the move include Zachary Kell (year of call: 2015), Matthew Tonnard (year of call: 2015) and Alexander Kingston-Splatt (year of call: 2017). The set has also […]

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Kirkland & Ellis mulls Saudi launch in infrastructure play

Kirkland & Ellis is considering planting its flag in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), The Lawyer has learnt. The new branch would make it the US firm’s first office in the Middle East and Kirkland sources suggest that it would initially focus on the energy and infrastructure sector. Infrastructure has been an area that the […]

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