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Team coaching – a case study

TPC Leadership delivered a 1:1 and Team coaching programme over a 12 month period supporting the client in forming a new team structure with a high profile Formula One racing team and constructors.

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High Court

Billionaires and graces

Another bump in the long and winding road to $6bn BTA High Court showdown Next month, another $6bn dispute rolls into town – JSC BTA Bank v Mukhtar Ablyazov – but the tussle already has problems. Last week Ablyazov’s lawyers at Addleshaw Goddard and 20 Essex Street’s Duncan Matthew QC requested that Mr Justice Teare, […]

Brazil

Starting blocks

The 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics are a springboard for sports-related legal projects, but the potential doesn’t end there In brief Brazil’s lawyers have plenty of work to do. They are living and working in a country attracting immense investment, and with the FIFA World Cup and the Olympic Games on the horizon, have […]

Split decision

Independence may benefit Scottish law firms, but they are not holding their breath What do Scotland’s managing partners think about their nation’s bid for independence? The small clutch The Lawyer polled were almost all against the idea, although one says he does not want to go on the record about it for fear of it […]

Teare J refuses to recuse himself from Ablyazov case

Addleshaw Goddard has failed in its bid to have Mr Justice Teare recuse himself from a $6bn dispute between Kazakh billionaire Mukhtar Ablyazov and JSC BTA Bank. Addleshaws made a last-minute application for Teare J to recuse himself last Thursday (25 October 2012), arguing that it could appear that the judge was biased against its […]

Harneys rejigs management as longstanding head retires

Offshore firm Harney Westwood & Riegels has elected a new managing partner and a new British Virgin Islands (BVI) head ahead of the retirement of long-serving managing partner Richard Peters. Peters, who has been the firm’s managing partner for 21 years, is stepping down at the end of the year. His replacement, London-based Peter Tarn, […]

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