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Sean Benton ‘Deepcut’ Inquest: Coroner’s conclusions returned

HH Peter Rook QC has today handed down his findings of fact and conclusions in respect of the inquest into the death of Private Sean Benton, a trainee soldier, at Deepcut Army Barracks on 9 June 1995. He has concluded that Sean died as a result of suicide when he shot himself with an SA80 […]

TLT advises Warrington council on compulsory purchase order

TLT has supported Warrington Borough Council with the making of a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) in relation to a major highway infrastructure scheme. The Centre Park Link project seeks to deliver a new link road, including a new bridge across the River Mersey, to alleviate town centre traffic congestion, as well as opening up the […]

Three UK firms choose Tikit’s P4W for practice and case management

Tikit, a global provider of technology solutions to legal and professional services firms, has today announced that O’Connors Legal Services Limited, DTM Legal LLP and VSH Law have selected Tikit P4W for practice and case management. Nigel Wallis, a director of O’Connors in Liverpool, commented; “we wanted to invest in the best technology to support […]

Six Conyers lawyers make Private Client Global Elite list

The Private Client Global Elite list, which names the world’s top lawyers advising ultra-high net worth clients, this year includes six lawyers from Conyers Dill & Pearman. Those listed are Alec Anderson, Ben Adamson, Jeffrey Elkinson, Craig MacIntyre and Peter Pearman, all directors in the Bermuda office, and Robert Lindley of the Cayman office. Launched […]

Schoenherr advises Union Investment on two real estate acquisitions in Austria’s second largest city

Schoenherr has advised the German fund manager Union Investment Real Estate (“Union Investment”) on two property acquisitions in Graz this year. Schoenherr supported the German investor in the acquisition of Max Tower, also known as Gürtelturm, a landmark office block situated in the district of Gries. Following the closing of this transaction, Union Investment also […]

Walder Wyss advises Flokk AGb on Espisa AG share sale

Flokk AG, formerly known as Stoll Giroflex AG, a portfolio company of the Triton Fund IV, sold all shares in Espisa AG, Koblenz to Aeterna AG. Espisa has been manufacturing sophisticated plastic parts for over 40 years creating large-scale equipment using plastic injection molding. Walder Wyss has advised Flokk AG as legal advisor in this […]

TLT advises Eelpower on major energy storage acquisition

TLT has advised Eelpower Limited on its acquisition of one of the UK’s largest energy storage schemes from Anesco for an undisclosed sum.  The recently-completed 20MW Rock Farm scheme is located near Ludlow, Shropshire and is connected to the local grid, which is owned and operated by Western Power Distribution. Rock Farm comprises 16 1.25MW […]

Michael Mylonas QC, Sophia Roper and Claire Watson in ground-breaking Court of Protection case

Michael Mylonas QC, Sophia Roper and Claire Watson in ground-breaking case in which a dying man’s wife was permitted by the Court to have his sperm retrieved, stored and used without his express written consent, under a Mental Capacity Act application: Michael was instructed  for the Applicant by Vardags, Claire by the hospital and Sophia by the Official Solicitor. […]

Schoenherr advises Union Investment on two real estate acquisitions in Austria’s second largest city

Schoenherr has advised the German fund manager Union Investment Real Estate (“Union Investment”) on two property acquisitions in Graz this year. Schoenherr supported the German investor in the acquisition of Max Tower, also known as Gürtelturm, a landmark office block situated in the district of Gries. Following the closing of this transaction, Union Investment also […]

Ogier’s Cayman Dispute Resolution team doubles in size in eight months

Ogier’s Cayman Dispute Resolution team has doubled in size in the last eight months after a series of major instructions. The new arrivals include Marc Kish, a lateral senior partner hire from another international offshore firm, and six Cayman-qualified lawyers between managing associate and associate level. Partner Rachael Reynolds, who heads Ogier’s Cayman Dispute Resolution […]

Walder Wyss advises Akara on acquisition of Patrimonial Suisse SA

Akara Funds AG, on behalf of Akara Diversity PK, acquired end of Mai 2018 the holding company Patrimonial Suisse SA and its three affiliates, including a portfolio of nine properties in the city of Geneva and the French part of Switzerland. The aggregate property value amounted to about CHF 113 mio. Walder Wyss has advised […]

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