A group of lawyers involved in animal welfare has set up the Association of Lawyers for Animal Welfare (Alaw). The association’s aim is to improve the current legal framework for animals and ensure that existing law is applied correctly. The association will be launched on 27 June 2005 by David Thomas, director of Alaw and chair of the RSPCA, and it hopes to build links with similar associations abroad.
Shearman instructed on Yates pub group acquisition Shearman & Sterling London, led by corporate partner Adrian Knight, advised property tycoon Robert Tchenguiz and his T20 vehicle on its £202m acquisition of the Yates pub group. Yates was a listed wine bar chain until last year, when it was taken private by private equity fund GI […]