18 September 2006

Panorama fallout steals Freshfields’ thunder

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has dominated the news this week. It’s had more partners leaving, it topped the M&A charts, closed its Singapore office and on Thursday night in the wee small hours it managed to help MFI flog its retail stores for the princely sum of one British pound. But if there’s one man who […]

Panorama fallout steals Freshfields’ thunder

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has dominated the news this week. It’s had more partners leaving, it topped the M&A charts, closed its Singapore office and on Thursday night in the wee small hours it managed to help MFI flog its retail stores for the princely sum of one British pound. But if there’s one man who […]

Israel-Lebanon conflict sparks litigation quagmire

London lawyers are tied up dealing with litigation arising from the 34-day war between Israel and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, over a month after fighting ended. The conflict produced a morass of trade and shipping disputes, mainly over the delays caused to cargo after ships were blockaded and prevented from reaching their Middle Eastern […]

Israel-Lebanon conflict sparks litigation quagmire

London lawyers are tied up dealing with litigation arising from the 34-day war between Israel and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, over a month after fighting ended. The conflict produced a morass of trade and shipping disputes, mainly over the delays caused to cargo after ships were blockaded and prevented from reaching their Middle Eastern […]

Media litigators swarm on BBC after Panorama football expose

A flock of media boutiques is circling the BBC after it aired an episode of Panorama about corruption in football. Sam Allardyce, manager of Bolton Wanderers FC, has instructed Mark Stephens at Finers Stephens Innocent after comments were made alleging he took money over transfers. Craig Allardyce has instructed Graham Atkins of Atkins Solicitors. Bolton […]

Media litigators swarm on BBC after Panorama football expose

A flock of media boutiques is circling the BBC after it aired an episode of Panorama about corruption in football. Sam Allardyce, manager of Bolton Wanderers FC, has instructed Mark Stephens at Finers Stephens Innocent after comments were made alleging he took money over transfers. Craig Allardyce has instructed Graham Atkins of Atkins Solicitors. Bolton […]

Skadden knocked from top spot as M&A tables reveal massive slump

European M&A activity has plummeted in Q3 according to the latest data from mergermarket, dropping to volume levels not seen since Q4 2004. Activity is down some 35 per cent on the same period last year, with a total of €159.8bn worth of deals completed in the quarter, the lowest value level since Q1 2005. […]

Skadden knocked from top spot as M&A tables reveal massive slump

European M&A activity has plummeted in Q3 according to the latest data from mergermarket, dropping to volume levels not seen since Q4 2004. Activity is down some 35 per cent on the same period last year, with a total of €159.8bn worth of deals completed in the quarter, the lowest value level since Q1 2005. […]

Freshfields advises MFI as shops go for a pound

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has scooped a role on the disposal of the retail arm of the UK’s largest furniture group MFI. A team led by corporate partners Mark Rawlinson and Claire Wills advised MFI on the disposal its loss-making retail unit to MEP Mayflower. Mayflower is a company controlled by Merchant Equity Partners (MEP), the […]

Freshfields advises MFI as shops go for a pound

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has scooped a role on the disposal of the retail arm of the UK’s largest furniture group MFI. A team led by corporate partners Mark Rawlinson and Claire Wills advised MFI on the disposal its loss-making retail unit to MEP Mayflower. Mayflower is a company controlled by Merchant Equity Partners (MEP), the […]

Freshfields closes in Singapore

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is to pull the plug on its two-partner Singapore office. The move will result in the relocation of the partners Bruce Cooper and Yeelong Tan to the magic circle firm’s Hong Kong office. The rest of the legal staff in the office have been offered positions with the firm in Hong Kong. […]

Freshfields closes in Singapore

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is to pull the plug on its two-partner Singapore office. The move will result in the relocation of the partners Bruce Cooper and Yeelong Tan to the magic circle firm’s Hong Kong office. The rest of the legal staff in the office have been offered positions with the firm in Hong Kong. […]

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