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Shoosmiths LLP | January 2017
England

The Edinburgh office of UK law firm, Shoosmiths, has advised the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) on the sale of their former headquarters to the University of Edinburgh in a multi-million pound deal. The former headquarters, based at Lauriston Place in Edinburgh will undergo a sympathetic refurbishment, sensitive to its past use and heritage, before forming part of the Edinburgh College of Art’s ambitious plans to transform the area into a hub for arts and culture ...

Shoosmiths LLP | January 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has topped Experian MarketIQ (Corpfin) 2016 UK & Ireland M&A league tables to become the UK’s leading legal adviser by deal volume. Clinching the top national spot, in 2016 the firm acted on 183 disclosable deals in total, ahead of Gateley (177 deals), DLA Piper (142) and Irwin Mitchell (119). Shoosmiths also took first place in London and in the South East ranking respectively ...

Estudio Beccar Varela | January 2017
Argentina

Estudio Beccar Varela advised Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A. and Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. on the sale of Compañía Financiera Argentina (“CFA”, better known by its brand “Efectivo Sí”) and Cobranzas y Servicios (“C&S”) to Galeno Capital S.A.U. and Julio Alfredo Fraomeni, owner of the private medicine group Galeno. Likewise, MBA Lazard participated as financial advisor ...

Dykema | January 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that a total of 18 attorneys from the firm’s Chicago and Lisle offices, and from multiple practice areas, were named to the 2017 Super Lawyers list by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine. Additionally, two of the firm’s Illinois-based attorneys were named to the 2017 Illinois Rising Stars list as well ...

Han Kun Law Offices | January 2017
China

On January 12, 2017, Chambers & Partners, the world's foremost legal media publisher, released its Chambers Global 2017 guide, as well as its global rankings of lawyers and law firms. Chambers & Partners has highly recommended the following Han Kun lawyers and practice areas ...

Han Kun Law Offices | January 2017
China

On January 12, 2017, Chambers & Partners, the world's foremost legal media publisher, released its Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 guide, as well as its 2017 rankings of PRC lawyers. 9 Han Kun lawyers were highly recommended this year ...

Han Kun Law Offices | January 2017
China

On January 12, 2017, Chambers & Partners, the world's foremost legal media publisher, released its Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 guide. 8 Han Kun practice areas were ranked this year and 4 of them were recognized as Band 1 ...

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co would like to update you on the exciting news that Adv. and Partner Amit Pines and his team have joined our firm. Mr. Pines was a partner and head of the insolvency department at Weksler, Bregman & Co. Upon his arrival we’ve opened two new practice areas: Sports Law and Liquidation & Receivership ...

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP | January 2017
USA

Hunton & Williams LLP advised Mizuho Securities USA Inc., Regions Securities LLC and U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc., as joint book-running managers, on an SEC-registered offering by CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC (CEHE) of $300 million in aggregate principal amount of its 3.00% General Mortgage Bonds, Series AA, due 2027. CEHE, a wholly owned subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy, Inc., provides electric transmission and distribution services to retail electric providers serving over 2 ...

MinterEllison | January 2017
Australia

Japanese heavy machinery manufacturer Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Ltd (Hitachi) has acquired H-E Parts International LLC and H-E Parts Australian Holdings LLC (collectively H-E Parts). H-E Parts provides solution services to the mining, quarrying, heavy construction, and materials processing. It develops, manufactures, sells and repairs aftermarket parts for, among others, mining and construction machines in Australia, USA and other markets ...

Shoosmiths LLP | January 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has announced three new partner appointments into the firm’s London office across the commercial, corporate and financial services practices. Specialist technology and outsourcing lawyer Bill Molloy joins Shoosmiths’ dispute resolution and compliance team in the commercial practice from Frasken Martineau where he managed a large multidisciplinary team and was Head of Technology ...

Shoosmiths LLP | January 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised on the sale of Shetland based seafood producer, SI Seafarms Limited. Rope grown mussel producer and supplier SI Seafarms has been bought by Blueshell Mussels Limited. The take over saw Blueshell Mussels Limited make an offer to all 78 shareholders of SI Seafarms Limited to purchase the entire share capital of company ...

Klavins Ellex | January 2017
Latvia

The merger of Latvian law firms Klavins Ellex and GLIMSTEDT & Partners has led to the establishment of the largest law firm in Latvia. The new firm comprises the complete teams of both firms and will operate under the name Klavins Ellex. This will help us provide clients with the additional competence, efficiency and professional expertise stemming from the special strengths of each law firm. As of February 1, the Baltic team of Ellex in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia will have 278 staff ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | January 2017
Germany

Kajo Neukirchen Group, a family office specializing in investing in companies, real estate, and forestry, acquired two office and commercial properties in Frankfurt am Main from a Franconian family office. Kajo Neukirchen Group was advised by Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek. The properties are in prominent Frankfurt locations in Westend and in Sachsenhausen-Süd and comprise a total rentable area of some 4,200 square meters ...

Dykema | January 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Bryan J. Johnson to its Litigation Department as a member in the firm’s Chicago office. Prior to joining Dykema, Johnson practiced in the Chicago office of Cozen O’Connor (formerly Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson LLP). In his practice, Johnson helps businesses resolve disputes with a focus on complex commercial, professional liability, construction and employment litigation matters ...

Han Kun Law Offices | January 2017
China

On January 5, 2017, China CITIC Bank Corporation Ltd. ("CITIC") and Fujian Baidu Borui Internet Technology Co., Ltd. ("Baidu") received approval from the China Banking Regulatory Commission ("CBRC") for the establishment of China CITIC Baixin Bank Corporation Ltd. ("Baixin Bank") in Beijing. As of now, Baixin Bank represents the first PRC direct bank to be established in the form of an independent legal entity ...

Han Kun Law Offices | January 2017
China

Han Kun Law Offices is delighted to announce that, effective January 1, 2017, 5 of the firm's counsels, Sheng (Sean) LI, Yaxing ZHANG, Jun WAN, Xin (Rocky) JIN and Bing XUE have been promoted to partner. Counsels Aaron Zhou and Adrian Lv have been promoted to salaried partner, and senior associate Ruina Liu has been promoted to counsel. Sean Li specializes in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity investment, foreign direct investment and general corporate work ...

Han Kun Law Offices | January 2017
China

Mr. Li, Mr. Zhang, Mr. Zhou and Ms. Liu are based in the firm's Beijing office. Rocky Jin practices in the areas of banking and finance, PE/VC investment, mergers and acquisitions, and insolvency and restructuring. Mr. Jin has represented leading international banks and other financial institutions in various financing deals, including cross-border finance, syndicated loans, bilateral loans, structured finance, project finance, trade finance, real estate refinance, trust finance, etc ...

Valiunas Ellex | January 2017
Lithuania

Law Firm Valiunas Ellex enters the year 2017 with new additions to its team of partners. The firm’s new partners are Joana Baublytė-Kulvietė, expert in financial markets and regulatory law, Dovilė Greblikienė, expert in regulated industries and commercial law, Dr. Aistė Medelienė, expert in tax and customs law, and Laura Ziferman, expert in public procurement and PPP ...

Han Kun Law Offices | January 2017
China

Han Kun Hong Kong Associate Firm is continuing to strengthen its capital markets team with the appointment of Ms. Ye Yurong to the firm. Before joining Han Kun Hong Kong Associate Firm, Ms. Ye worked with a few leading international law firms. Ms ...

Han Kun Law Offices | January 2017
China

Han Kun Law Offices is pleased to announce that Mr. Wei Li has joined the firm since January 1, 2017. Mr. Li works primarily in the firm's Beijing office. Mr. Li Wei has more than a decade of legal experience. Prior to joining Han Kun, Mr. Li worked as a partner with a first-tier domestic law firm. His practice focuses on venture capital and private equity investments, domestic and overseas listings, merger and acquisitions and foreign direct investment ...

Han Kun Law Offices | January 2017
China

Kun Han Kun is pleased to announce that Xiaoming Li has joined the firm as of January 1, 2017. Mr. Li is a recognized leader in the Chinese legal market for the past 20 years with extensive experience in cross-border finance and M & A transactions. He has also been a lead lawyer in a number of high-profile international litigation matters. Mr. Li started his legal career in 1990 with Debevoise & Plimpton, first in New York and then in Hong Kong ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | January 2017
Philippines

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) held “The User’s Guide to the SIAC Rules 2016” last November 24, 2016 and the Young SIAC (YSIAC) Advocacy Workshop last November 25, 2016. SyCipLaw partner Emmanuel M. Lombos spoke in a panel session on "Multiplicity in Arbitration: Multi-Party and Multi-Contract Arbitrations under the SIAC Rules 2016". Other panelists included Mr ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | January 2017
Germany

Bodo Dehne (38) joined the law firm’s Düsseldorf office effective January 1, 2017. As a Salaried Partner, he will support the Corporate/M&A and Private Clients practice groups of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek. Dehne will work in the department led by Partner Dirk Kolvenbach. Dehne joins the firm from Noerr, where he practiced law as a Senior Associate in Corporate/M&A and in the Real Estate Investment Group since 2011. He also worked at the firm's China Desk ...

Hanson Bridgett LLP | January 2017
USA

Hanson Bridgett Promotes Several Attorneys to Partnership, Senior Counsel January 2, 2017 (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) – Hanson Bridgett is pleased to announce the promotion of seven attorneys to partnership: Connie Liu, Chris Jensen, Adam Hofmann, Julie Sherman, Gilbert Tsai, Samantha Wolff, and Raffi Zerounian. Additionally, the Management Committee has promoted Liza Bunker, Jillian Somers Donovan, Daniel Garcia and Geoffrey Pittman to Senior Counsel ...

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