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McGrigors plans Belfast office to compete for PFI

Glasgow firm McGrigor Donald is planning to open an office in Belfast to compete for PFI work in the province. McGrigor Donald managing partner Kirk Murdoch said his firm was already involved in a number of important PFI projects in the province, including Belfast’s port redevelopment and various road and land registry projects. Although plans […]

Multimedia challenges

A plethora of technological developments in the diverse arena of media law is spawning an increasing number of opportunities for lawyers, says Leo Schulz. Leo Schulz is a freelance journalist. When the Spice Girls made it to the top of the 1997 Christmas hit parade at the last moment there were a good few lawyers […]

In brief: Ex-Woolf Seddon partner joins Manches

Entertainment and media lawyer Paul Woolf has joined Manches & Co’s media department as a partner. Woolf set up his own firm, Paul Woolf & Co, in the 1970s and subsequently formed a partnership with Anthony Seddon to form Woolf Seddon. However, he left the practice in 1993 to become an independent business and legal […]

In brief: 2 Mitre Court Buildings (Roger Gray)

In the 17 November issue of The Lawyer we omitted to mention that 2 Mitre Court buildings (Roger Gray) was included in the Crown Prosecution Services list of preferred sets. We apologise for any embarrassment this may have caused.

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