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Schoenherr represents Austrian Core Shareholders in large sale

Schoenherr has advised and represented the core shareholders of Cubic (London) Limited (“Cubic”), including San Gabriel Privatstiftung, and T.R. Privatstiftung, as indirect controlling stockholders in C-QUADRAT Investment AG (“C-QUADRAT”), on the sale of the majority shareholding in Cubic, and thus C-QUADRAT, to the HNA Group (International) Asset Management Co., Limited, Hong Kong (“HNA”). HNA is […]

Schoenherr boosts insurance practice with Marguerita Sedrati-Müller

Schoenherr’s insurance law practice group is bolstering its capabilities by welcoming attorney at law Marguerita Sedrati-Müller to the team starting April 2018. With nine active lawyers, the practice group steered by partner Peter Konwitschka and counsel Manuela Zimmermann is one of the largest in this field in Austria. The practice group also includes 27 legal experts in […]

Schoenherr advises investor on acquisition of property in Vienna

Schoenherr’s real estate transaction team in Vienna has advised German property investor Art-Invest Real Estate (“Art-Invest”) on the acquisition of 390 apartments, which will be part of “The Ensemble” development project in Vienna’s coveted third district. Commenting on Schoenherr’s role in this acquisition, Schoenherr partner and team lead Michael Laglersaid: “We advised Art-Invest on all real […]

Shoenherr advises EVO Payments on partnership with MONETA Money Bank

Schoenherr’s financial services team in Prague advised EVO Payments International (“EVO”) on the creation of a long-term strategic alliance with MONETA Money Bank (“MONETA”) for payment acceptance services to the bank’s retail customers. EVO announced at the end of April that it will provide MONETA’s retail customers with a wide range of secure payment processing […]

Galway office hosts presentation on Trade Secrets Directive

Peter Bolger and Jeanne Kelly will provide an interesting and topical presentation tailored for general counsel on the impending EU Trade Secrets Directive and it’s implications. The Trade Secrets Directive aims to protect innovation and development by introducing the ‘new concept’ of trade secrets across the EU. Topics covered will include: Definition of a trade […]

Gowling WLG acts for AstraZeneca on drug collaboration

In July 2017, AstraZeneca completed a transaction on a cancer drug collaboration with Merck. Merck will pay AstraZeneca up to $8.5 billion in total consideration, including $1.6 billion upfront, $750 million for certain license options and up to $6.15 billion contingent upon successful achievement of future regulatory and sales milestones. Gowling WLG acted for AstraZeneca […]

Walker Morris advises Xercise4Less on investment

A multidisciplinary team of lawyers at Walker Morris has advised Xercise4Less on its £42m growth capital investment from the Swedish credit provider Proventus Capital Partners. The investment will allow the low-cost gym chain to open 10 more gyms by the end of the year and a further 40 over the following two years, achieving its […]

Walker Morris sports lawyers contribute to new legal football publication

Two specialist football lawyers from Walker Morris’ nationally recognised Sports Law Team have contributed to a new book entitled, ‘Football and the Law’, which will be launched by Bloomsbury this month. Walker Morris Director, Alistair McHenry, and Senior Associate Liz Coley, are both contributing authors of the book, which provides the first comprehensive review of the […]

Walker Morris’ Sports Team advises on the sale of Hartlepool Football Club

The Club has been purchased by a consortium headed by local businessman, Raj Singh. The deal was spearheaded by associate Geoff Cunningham. The deal follows a number of recent successful football club sales for the Walker Morris Team. John Blackledge, director of Sage Investments Limited, said: “Hartlepool is a fantastic club with fantastic fans. Now […]

Walker Morris retains appointment to Homes England

Walker Morris has been reappointed to the Homes England legal panel for two years, with the option for the national housing agency to extend for two further years. The appointment continues Walker Morris’ long-standing relationship with Homes England, which spans over eight years. During that period, the law firm has supported Homes England on over […]

Leeds Climate Commission and Green Taskforce join to accelerate green finance growth

On Tuesday (1 May) Leeds Climate Commission is hosting a conference to encourage green finance opportunities.  It is open to the business, investor, developer and advisor community focusing on how sustainable growth can be affordable and good for business. Walker Morris partner David Kilduff, discusses some of the key themes of the event. The conference will focus on […]

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