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The 2020 oil price rollercoaster

Instability in the price of crude oil has a strong propensity to bring with it contractual and other disputes. In this article David Lewis QC and Oliver Caplin explore a few of the types of disputes that may arise, and recap some of the pertinent English law issues that might be relevant to their resolution.

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Bakers launches South Africa employment practice with Cliffe Dekker hire

Baker & McKenzie has launched a South African employment practice with the hire of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr’s director of employment, Johan Botes. Botes joins Bakers’ Johannesburg office as a partner. He is bringing associate Lauren Salt with him from Cliffe Dekker. His practice covers a wide range of employment law and labour relations issues, including […]

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Plexus saved by management buyout

Parabis has announced that its legal services arm will be sold to its founding members following the news that acquisition talks with Keoghs have ended. Keoghs had been in talks with Parabis to buy its legal business, which includes Plexus Law and Greenwoods, since August. However, earlier today it emerged that talks between the firms […]

Corporate group advises Custodian REIT on fundraising to raise up to £75m

Corporate lawyers at Walker Morris have advised commercial real estate investment company Custodian REIT Plc on its proposed fundraising to raise gross proceeds of up to £50m, with the ability to increase this to up to £75m. The funds will be raised through the issue of up to 71,976,967 new ordinary shares by way of […]

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