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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.


Ogier advises on sale of Jurys Inn group to private equity firm

Ogierhas  recently advised on the £680m sale of the Jurys Inn hotel group to US private equity firm Lone Star. Ogier acted for the seller, Jurys Inn Holdings Limited, which is owned by Oman Investment Fund, Mount Kellett Capital Management, Ulster Bank, Westmont Hospitality Group and Avestus Capital Partners following a significant debt restructuring in […]

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BBVA UK legal head takes up new role at derivatives platform NetOTC

BBVA’s former UK head of legal Joanne Theodoulou has taken up the role of general counsel at NetOTC, an independent platform that deals with over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives transactions. Theodoulou left Spanish bank BBVA in October 2014 after over three years as head of legal for global markets, UK. She led the bank’s UK legal team […]

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