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Like many UK cities, Sheffield is going through a period of major transformation, offering modern new office space, repurposed buildings and making headway on its net zero ambitions.

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Practical Law: Environmental Law and Practice in Portugal: Overview

This Q&A provides a high-level overview of environmental law and practice, and looks at key practical issues including emissions to air and water; environmental impact assessments; waste; contaminated land and environmental issues in transactions.

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Dechert and Norton Rose have cemented their positions as leading advisers for Islamic finance by winning roles in the AIM listing of The Family Shari’ah Fund. Norton Rose advised the company, led by Islamic finance partners Neil Miller and Davide Barzilai. Dechert’s head of Islamic finance in London Abradat Kamalpour ­represented Blomfield ­Corporate Finance, which […]

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Tulkinghorn was impressed this week by League of Gentleman star Steve Pemberton, who in his latest masterful performance plays Arnaud de Senilhes, the former Paris-based managing partner of Taylor Wessing France. However, Tulkinghorn was unable to confirm rumours that de Senilhes is doubling as ­Royston Vasey-based Restart officer Pauline Campbell-Jones.

Ex-2Birds disputes head joins Lewis Silkin

Lewis Silkin has hired Duncan Quinan as a partner in its ­litigation and dispute resolution practice. Quinan joins the firm from Bird & Bird, where he was head of dispute resolution between 1996 and 2003 and more recently a consultant. Lewis Silkin head of litigation and dispute resolution Tom Coates said: “Duncan’s arrival adds further […]

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Just two weeks after the news of the charity walk success of a team from Thomas Eggar, Sub-prime Of Our Lives, comes more news from the South East firm’s media harlots. Opera singer Anthony Nixon, who is a tax and succession planning ­partner at the firm in his spare time, features on a billboard advert […]

Cadwalader launches covered bond practice

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft has launched a transatlantic covered bond practice group in response to the developing covered bond market in the US. The team, which incorporates 12 partners across the firm’s London, New York and Charlotte offices, will take advantage of the new market in the US, which is expected to be an alternative […]

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