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Ogier launches dispute resolution team in Hong Kong

Ogier has expanded the reach of its dispute resolution practice into Hong Kong to serve Asian clients in their own time zone. The Hong Kong dispute resolution practice will work closely with the wider dispute resolution team across British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey. The practice is headed up by partner Ray Ng, who has […]

New York

Skanska general counsel joins Orrick in US

Skanska’s general counsel for infrastructure development, Kenneth Schuhmacher, has joined Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe’s energy and infrastructure group in New York The former Latham & Watkins lawyer joined Skanska last year as general counsel for Skanska Infrastructure Development North America and has now moved over to the US firm. The move could create closer links […]

Competition and EU

Our specialists steer clients through the complex and dynamic area of competition and EU law, wherever they are located or however they need to succeed in their market. From offices in the UK and in Brussels, they advise on merger control, intellectual property/competition law, interface, investigations into suspected competition law infringements, cartel investigations including ‘dawn […]


Nabarro adds three lawyers to Dubai office

Nabarro has doubled its Dubai office, adding a Dentons associate, local barrister and counsel in a bid to beef up its constructions disputes practice overseas. Dentons energy associate Nick Kramer joins the firm as a partner and head of commercial and construction in the Middle East. He is joined by local counsel Aarta Alkarimi and […]

Charles Gordon

Goldman case judgment highlights continuing costs issues

Nice try. That’s my reaction to White & Case seeking to get its costs assessed at £1m followed the uncontested judgment in a claim where the firm represented Goldman Sachs. The claim lasted nine months and involved a debt of £8.8m. The vast bulk of the costs apparently related to Goldman’s own disclosure exercise, allegedly […]

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