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Linklaters’ client Camelot has failed to retain its licence to operate The National Lottery after the High Court ruled in favour of the Gambling Commission. Camelot’s licence, which it has held since 2009, is due to expire in 2024. Instead of an automatic renewal, the Gambling Commission ran a competition to find the next licensee, […]
Kirkland has added two associates as partners from Fried Frank Shriver & Jacobson and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in its City funds practice. Charles Cooper-Isow is a private equity associate, having been at Fried Frank since 2016. Qualifying in the same year in England and Wales, Cooper-Isow has six years’ post-qualification experience (PQE). He joins […]
Shearman & Sterling is boosting its leveraged finance practice with a White & Case hire, its fourth new partner joiner of 2022. Shameer Shah makes the move, having spent almost nine years at White & Case. His main practice focuses on acquisition finance and special situations across private credit, investment banks and other financial institutions. […]
Slater & Gordon has finalised part of a strategic review of its UK business, with discussions ongoing as to whether certain practices fit into its revised model. As a result of the review, the firm will split its business into two main departments named Essential Legal Services (ELS) and Specialist Legal Services (SLS). ELS will […]
Magic circle firm Linklaters is to put financial sponsors at the heart of its Asia-Pacific operation after a strategy refresh led by regional managing partner William Liu. As part of the strategy, Linklaters is aiming to increase revenue by 10 per cent each year as well as making commitments to flesh out what the firm […]
Sky Group’s general counsel has left the business, leading to the appointment of a new legal head at the broadcasting company. Niamh Grogan has joined Sky as its new group general counsel after leaving multinational insurance adviser Willis Towers Watson. There, she was its global deputy general counsel and chief operating officer for more than […]
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