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Serjeants’ Inn Chambers succeeds in judicial review

James Berry appeared in judicial review challenge to the decision of a police misconduct panel not to dismiss a police officer who the panel found had attempted to kiss a vulnerable member of the public while he was on duty. James argued that the panel had acted unlawfully by failing to follow the correct approach to determining disciplinary action […]

Conyers appoints senior vice-president and head of Conyers FIG (Cayman)

Conyers is pleased to announce the appointment of Jarladth Travers as Senior Vice President and Head of Conyers FIG (Cayman) Limited. “It is a pleasure to welcome Jarladth to the firm”, said Kevin Butler, Partner & Head of the Cayman Islands Office. “His extensive experience and proven ability will significantly strengthen our client services offering […]

Schoenherr establishes a new Healthcare & Life Sciences group

Schoenherr has established a new Healthcare & Life Sciences group to provide more comprehensive advice to clients active in the healthcare sector. Florian Kusznier, corporate/m&a partner and Andreas Natterer, dispute resolution partner and President of the European Food Law Association, will jointly lead the team, building on many years of expertise in this field. The […]

Ogier advises lenders on the development of the Finlaggan gas field

Ogier has advised on the £170 million development of the Finlaggan gas field in the North Sea by Zennor Pathway Limited. An Ogier team led by partner Simon Dinning and senior associate Oliver Richardson has advised on the Jersey law aspects of the financing for the development. The Finlaggan gas field was discovered in 2005 […]

Mewburn Ellis selects Tikit to supply NetDocuments

Tikit, a global provider of technology solutions to law and professional services firms, today announced that Legal 500 firm Mewburn Ellis has selected Tikit to supply NetDocuments, the leading secure cloud-based content services platform for law firms and corporate legal and compliance departments. Mewburn Ellis LLP are one of Europe’s premier IP specialist firms with […]

TLT advises Aardman on its sale to its workforce

TLT has advised Oscar winning studio Aardman on the transfer of the company into Employee Ownership, effectively selling the company to its workforce. Founders, David Sproxton and Peter Lord, have transferred the majority of Aardman’s shares into an employee ownership trust, which will hold the shares on behalf of the company’s workforce. The sale aims […]

Gowling WLG advises Avison Young on an agreement with Apleona Group to acquire GVA

Gowling WLG has advised Avison Young on its definitive agreement with Apleona Group GmbH (“Apleona”), a portfolio company owned by global private-equity firm EQT, to acquire GVA, a subsidiary of Apleona and one of the UK’s leading and most diverse real estate advisory-led businesses. Avison Young, which is headquartered in Toronto in Canada, is the […]

Ogier advises Merian on £100m launch and listing

By Craig Cordle, Michelle Watson Bunn An Ogier team has advised Merian Chrysalis Investment Company Limited, a newly incorporated Guernsey registered investment scheme, on its initial public offering and admission to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. A team led by Group Partner Craig Cordle and senior associate Michelle Watson Bunn […]

Schoenherr promotes two legal experts to counsel

Anna Turi and Dániel Gera, two of Schoenherr Hungary’s most experienced legal experts, have been promoted to counsel. An experienced competition lawyer, Anna Turi has been instrumental in building Schoenherr’s competition practice in Budapest. Her colleague and labour & employment expert Dániel Gera has vast experience in employment law and litigation as well as data […]

TLT advises EHRC on inquiry into housing for disabled people

The inquiry, which began in 2016, looked at whether accessible and adaptable housing is fulfilling disabled people’s rights to live independently. Debbie Reynolds, associate in the planning and environment team and Kane Kirkbride, partner in the housing team, advised the Commission on four main areas, including: Its response to the government consultation on a standardised […]

No5 Barristers’ Chambers helps in prosecution in a murder trial

Michael Duck QC, of No5 Barristers’ Chambers, is leading the prosecution in a murder trial following the death of a schoolboy. Ozell Pemberton, a former pupil at Greenwood Academy in Castle Vale, was fatally knifed outside McDonald’s in Sutton Coldfield in May this year following an earlier incident between two groups of youths. Two people […]

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