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Natwest’s group general counsel and chief legal officer is stepping down from the role in February 2022, after more than six years working for the bank. Michael Shaw joined the business in 2016 and is responsible for overseeing the legal, governance and regulatory affairs division. He is also a member of Natwest’s executive committee. Shaw […]
The Ince Group has managed to ensure the continuation of its trading on AIM, with the eleventh-hour appointment of a new nominated adviser. The firm faced the risk of delisting hours before a crucial deadline. Late on Friday it struck a deal with broker Allenby Capital, which meant trading could resume this morning. Shares early […]
White & Case is expanding its corporate team with a longstanding member of Clifford Chance’s City group. David Lewis is making the switch to the US firm’s London office, having been a partner at Clifford Chance since 2003. He joined the magic circle firm in in 2000. Specialties include advising on M&A and equity capital […]
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and White & Case are the three law firms acting on a $2.3bn (£1.73bn) deal, in which global commodity trading house Vitol will snap up full control of Vivo Energy. Vitol will acquire full control of the company, after previously holding a 36 per cent stake […]
The Ince Group has warned the City that admission to the trading of its shares will be cancelled if it does not find a new nominated adviser soon. The listed firm’s shares were suspended from trading on the London Stock Exchange at the end of October, when it announced it was about to acquire its […]
Magic circle firms are acting alongside the likes of Hogan Lovells and Watson Farley & Williams on the aftermath of Bulb Energy’s collapse. Bulb, the largest UK energy supplier that has wavered in the spectre of this year’s surging gas prices, is also the first to receive the “special administration” procedure. The company serves a […]
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