Greenberg Traurig elevates London chair to global job but drops ‘Maher’ from UK name

Greenberg Traurig has made a raft of management level and operational changes, including appointing London chair Paul Maher as global vice-chair.

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Permission in principle – growth, renewal, protect

The biggest shake up of the planning system since 1947 continues apace with the announcement, on 2 August, of government plans to create an automatic green light for development within specifically designated areas of the country.

Setting aside company transactions involving Jersey, Guernsey and BVI companies

Financial pressure can change perspectives on transactions – whether through the lens of an insolvent winding up, in the context of a counterparty or related interested party exploring ways in which they might unravel a transaction, or a new board considering whether a company can extricate itself from contractual arrangements that appear to have been subject to a conflict of interest or which were for an improper purpose.



Travers Smith retains 94% of qualifiers

Travers Smith has retained 94 per cent of its qualifying trainees this September. In a result that exactly matches the firm’s result for autumn 2015, Travers took on 17 of its 18 final-seat trainees in newly-qualified roles. It adds to the three out of three trainees retained in the spring, giving the firm total retention […]

Judgment enforcement: can pay, won’t pay

Securing a successful litigation or arbitral judgment should be a time for celebration. After investing potentially years of effort and millions in legal fees, victory has been secured – and the damages awarded means it was all worth it. Right?

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