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Number crunching: Clifford Chance, finance

Clifford Chance’s finance operation is a complex beast, divided into two groups with some overlap. On the one hand there is the global financial group which includes lending and acquisition finance, derivatives, financial regulatory advice, insolvency and restructuring, real estate finance, project finance and asset finance. This group is headed by Mark Campbell. Then there […]

Execution of documents: FAQs

Walker Morris is regularly asked about the formalities of executing documents. The following are 10 of the most frequently asked questions. Firstly, which documents must be executed as a deed? A deed must be used in the following: transfers of real estate; leases of real estate (subject to some exceptions, e.g. leases for a term […]

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FFW scores points for Nintendo as firm advises on online shop launch

Field Fisher Waterhouse (FFW) has won one of its biggest roles yet for Nintendo, landing a lead role advising on the launch of its UK online retail store.  Nintendo was already a client of the firm, with Palo-Alto based partner Phil Lee holding the relationship. The firm’s London office is understood to have done an […]

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11KBW ponders future of CEO role as incumbent exits

11KBW’s first-ever chief executive David Stead is leaving the set to head up the fundraising side of Charities Aid Foundation. Stead became 11KBW’s first chief executive in January 2012, his first appointment at the bar having spent much of his career working in professional services (16 January 2012). He was brought in from Gill Jennings […]

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