30 November 2009

Aldermore taps SJ Berwin again on financial integration trail

SJ Berwin has bagged a mandate from existing client Aldermore Bank on its integration of listed financial service company Absolute Invoice Finance Holdings. Corporate partner Perry Yam led the SJ Berwin team on the transaction, with support from tax partner Dominic Adams. The deal follows the acquisition this August of the company – previously the […]

Onwards and upwards

Yorkshire’s investment in technology and manufacturing means the region’s law firms are escaping the worst effects of the recession. By James Swift

Strictly business?

Despite two recent cases, the law surrounding service charges on mixed-use properties is still unclear. By Mark Loveday and Tim Polli


Train strain

The Greater London Authority is using new powers to force London businesses to stump up cash for the Crossrail project. It couldn’t have come at a worse time, says Duncan Field

Tulkinghorn: Facing facts

Tulkinghorn has long left his clubbing days behind him. Truth be told, ­Tulkinghorn has never been ­clubbing – well, unless the RAC counts. Not much dancing though, thank God.

Picking at the bones

As smaller firms feel the pinch, their larger counterparts are taking the opportunity to snap them up. Clyde & Co’s takeover of Shadbolt is just the latest in a string of consolidations - and market conditions dictate there will be more to come

People moves

Linklaters has announced that Asia ­managing partner Zili Shao will be leaving the firm at the end of January 2010 to take up the position of chairman and chief executive of JP Morgan’s China businesses.

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