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11 Stone Buildings instructed in Lloyds Bank bond redemption dispute

Jeremy Cousins QC and Max Mallin of 11 Stone Buildings have been instructed to prepare submissions for various bondholders who are resisting an early redemption of part of a multi-billion pound bond issue by affiliates of Lloyds Banking Group in 2009. The High Court is expected to rule on the dispute, which turns upon whether there […]

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Exclusive: Lloyds Bank closes down litigation teams in regional offices

Lloyds Bank has closed its litigation teams in Hove and Cockfosters in a continuation of the redundancies to hit its in-house legal team. The regional offices will stay open but all of the lawyers have left the bank. It is understood the team closures across the two offices could affect around 12 lawyers plus a […]

Eversheds provides API Group plc with advice on takeover

Eversheds has advised API Group plc on its £46m takeover by Cedar 2015 Limited (an indirect subsidiary of US based Steel Partners Holdings L.P.). API is a leading manufacturer and distributor of foils, films and laminates used to enhance the visual appeal of products and packaging and to help communicate brand values and authenticity. Head-quartered […]

Schoenherr recognised as leading law firm in South East Europe by Chambers

Schoenherr has been named as as the South East Europe Law Firm of the Year 2015 by legal publisher Chambers and Partners. Schoenherr lawyers Monica Cojocaru, Miloš Laković and Marko Prušnik accepted the award on behalf of the firm at the Chambers Europe Awards event held this past Friday evening at Amsterdam’s Hotel Okura. Headline deals and […]

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Exclusive: Launch lawyers for Jenner’s London office revealed as litigation trio from Dechert

Chicago-headquartered Jenner & Block, which last month confirmed its plans to open in London, is hiring three lawyers from Dechert. Dechert litigation associate Christian Tuddenham is understood to be joining the firm alongside two other Dechert lawyers. It is thought that Tuddenham, whose practice focuses on international litigation, will join Jenner as a partner. Jenner […]

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