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Council wins appeal on sale of former school site

Last month the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Rittson-Thomas v Oxfordshire County Council, concerning ‘section 2 reverter’ under the School Sites Act 1841. The judges unanimously allowed the appeal, finding in favour of the Council.



Dentons, HSF, KWM and Slaughters among eight firms to win FSCS panel spots

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has revealed its new legal panel, worth £12m over the next three years. Eight firms have been appointed to the panel, which will be reviewed in three years. It may be extended by one year in 2018, based on performance. The panel is made up of four lots: core FSCS […]


The Smoking Goat, Soho

Nicky Richmond regrets not taking wet wipes to the Smoking Goat in Soho. For the wings. I don’t really feel like being vomited on, says my dining companion, as we spot someone who has had way too many drinks for a Tuesday lunchtime, nay for any lunchtime, arguing with the double doors, dangerously close to […]

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co partner Greg Standing named in Motor Finance Power 50

Partner Greg Standing has been named as a leader in the world of vehicle finance. The Motor Finance Power 50 celebrates the most important, influential and notable members of the motor finance industry. Standing features in the Top 50 list alongside the likes of Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and Mark Carney, Governor of […]


White & Case enters strategic partnership with Cass business school

White & Case has entered a strategic partnership with Cass Business School’s Mergers and Acquisitions Research Centre (MARC). The partnership, which launched on 1 January, saw White & Case become the sole law firm appointed as a senior sponsor to Cass – alongside Credit Suisse, EY and private investment company Ardian.  The deal will see […]


Freshfields moots Manchester low-cost hub for legal and support services

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is planning to join City rivals with the launch of a low-cost shared services hub in Manchester, it has emerged. The magic circle firm is undergoing a consultation to move a number of its legal and support services from Fleet Street to Manchester city centre, with a number of landmark properties under […]

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