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Hogan Lovells is representing the owner of London Stansted, Manchester and East Midlands airports in a Covid-19-related legal challenge alongside Ryanair against the UK Government. The Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is seeking transparency on the Government’s travel traffic light system, with Blackstone Chambers‘ Tom Hickman QC taking instruction from Hogan Lovells’ partner Julia Marlow and […]
Linklaters and Latham & Watkins have been called up to act for Wise on its plans to go public on London’s main market. Fintech Wise is instructing Linklaters, led by corporate M&A partner James Wootton, with US corporate and capital markets partner Mike Bienenfeld, UK associates Patrick Fincham and George Davie, as well as US […]
Linklaters’ former head of energy, infrastructure and project finance in the Middle East is moving to Herbert Smith Freehills, The Lawyer can reveal. This hire coincides with HSF refreshing its strategy in the region to focus on energy and infrastructure, with Sarosh Mewawalla joining as a partner in HSF’s Dubai office. Mewawalla’s experience in the […]
A Hong Kong partner at Kirkland & Ellis has landed a new role as the general counsel of Webull Financial, a fast-growing Chinese-owned electronic trading platform. Benjamin James left Kirkland this month following a nine-year tenure as a partner in the firm’s Hong Kong office. A seasoned lawyer focusing on corporate and US securities law […]
The London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) has concluded its £30m panel review with 17 firms scoring a place. .The latest panel, which was launched in August 2020, sees seven additional firms appointed following the LUPC’s last review in 2017. Firms to have won a place include Addleshaw Goddard, BLM, DAC Beachcroft and Pinsent Masons while […]
Linklaters’ ex-tech COO has told the London Central Employment Tribunal that the incidents detailed in a sexual harassment claim did not happen. Partha Mudgil, who left the magic circle firm in February 2020, gave evidence on day two of a three-day hearing on Wednesday afternoon and insisted that “none of the incidents that are part […]
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