A battle between drinks wholesaler Euro Beers and Minerals and Customs and Excise is on its way to the High Court. Euro Beers, of Gillingham, Kent, is fighting for the return of 1,456 cases of whisky, 1,456 cases of vodka, and 2,189 cases of brandy which it claims customs men have unlawfully detained.
British Gas Global lawyer Ian McNeill has joined the energy and major projects group of 66-partner London firm Ashurst Morris Crisp. McNeill started in the department, headed by Ian Johnson, on 6 November. He will work with clients across the globe.