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Pharmaceutical company seek guidance for IPO

28th September 2012

A raft of London solicitors with high-ranking equity and corporate legal jobs have been given the task of advising the pharmaceutical company Clinigen as it embarks on its UK Initial Public Offering (IPO). IPOs are rare…

Senior partner advises as MacKenzie seeks police apology

27th September 2012

A senior partner holding one of the more senior solicitor jobs in London has been instructed by Kelvin MacKenzie to advise him as the former editor of The Sun seeks to force an apology from the South Yorkshire Police…

Major legal shake-up completed at Eon

26th September 2012

Eon have announced the results of a wide-ranging review of their legal team, with its former assets and supply head chain Graham Line being named as its new chief. The energy giants are hoping that this change will lead…

London firm asked to advise on Bumi mining investigation

26th September 2012

A leading corporate firm which boasts solicitors with some of the most senior London legal jobs has been asked to advise the international mining giant Bumi as the company launches an internal investigation into alleged…

Santander hire finance expert as head of legal

25th September 2012

A Spanish law firm has lost one of its corporate finance partners, Javier Illescas, to the international bank Santander as the group looks to restructure its entire legal department. Illescas, who held one of the most…

JJB Sports seek counsel after entering administration

25th September 2012

Sportswear chain JJB Sports has confirmed rumours that it will be bringing in administrators and are employing the services of a London-based private practice to assist them in going through the process. Shares in the…

Slaughter and May Contemplate Recruitment Strategy

24th September 2012

With rumours emerging of Slaughter and May considering expanding their Hong Kong base to deal with US law as well, an insider has confirmed that the firm is reviewing its recruitment strategy, indicating that they may be…

Competition experts secure lower fines for energy groups

21st September 2012

Two major energy companies have had the fines that were imposed upon them in 2009 by the European Commission significantly reduced after the alleged seriousness of their market sharing was argued against by competition…