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A LANDMARK WIN IN THE DISPUTE OVER A PERFORMANCE BOND DRAW

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We are pleased to announce that Kancelaria Prawna SWS, representing its client, a leading construction company (general contractor), has won the case against the employer for the payment of PLN 33.77 million involving a groundless draw-down on a bank guarantee which served as a performance bond. The court, both in the first instance (Regional Court in Szczecin) and in the Read More

Gould & Ratner Recognized as CREW Chicago 2018 Sponsor of the Year

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Gould & Ratner was recognized as the 2018 Sponsor of the year by Commercial Real Estate Executive Women (CREW) Chicago. "We are honored to be selected as CREW Chicago's Sponsor of the Year," said Amy Blumenthal, Managing Partner of Gould & Ratner LLP and President of CREW Chicago. "We also are proud to be among such a tremendous group of Read More

Hewitsons launches Brexit microsite

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Hewitsons has recently launched a dedicated Brexit section within its website, which can be found at www.hewitsons.com/brexit. The microsite contains expert legal advice for local, national and international businesses. It covers subjects including commercial agreements, data protection, immigration, procurement law, and UK agriculture and provides a sensible commercial approach to often complex and opaque issues. Alongside this information, the site Read More

Hewitsons appoints London Real Estate Partner

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UK Law firm Hewitsons has further strengthened its growing London Real Estate team with the appointment of Partner Ross Johnstone. Ross joins Hewitsons’ Blackfriars office, on Dorset Rise, from west London firm Iliffes Booth Bennett Solicitors, where he was a Partner in the Commercial Property Group. He brings with him nearly 30 years’ experience in property law. This has included Read More

Amanda Phillips Appointed as Hearing Officer for MA Board of Bar Overseers

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Litigation attorney Amanda R. Phillips has been appointed as a Hearing Officer for the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers. The Board of Bar Overseers is an independent administrative body established by the Supreme Judicial Court to investigate and evaluate complaints against attorneys in Massachusetts. In her role, Amanda will preside over BBO hearings, receive and consider evidence at hearings, and make findings of fact Read More

Attorneys Elevated to Member and Senior Attorney

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We are pleased to announce that Daniel J. Blanchard has been elevated to the rank of Member, and Erin E. Bryan, Jamie N. Dalton, and Amanda R. Phillips have been elevated to Senior Attorney. An experienced member of the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group, Dan’s practice is focused on guiding his clients, which range from emerging and middle-market companies to family businesses and entrepreneurs, through corporate governance, employment Read More

PROCOPIO ELEVATES TWO ATTORNEYS TO PARTNER

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January 9, 2019 (San Diego) – Two Procopio attorneys have been elevated to Partner as the firm enters 2019. Justine K. Nielsen and Michael R. Kiesling are the latest to assume this role in the AmLaw 200 firm, the largest headquartered in San Diego. “The key to achieving partnership is artfully combining intelligence, tenacity and a commitment to client service, Read More

New partner joins Holding Redlich’s Brisbane Property & Projects group

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Holding Redlich is pleased to announce the appointment of John Wei as a Brisbane-based partner in the Property & Projects group. John is a senior property lawyer who specialises in advising Chinese clients on international investments, particularly in real estate and renewable energy. He has experience advising on matters regarding commercial acquisitions and disposals, real estate developments, leasing, renewable energy, Read More

Hutchison Welcomes Two New Attorneys, John S. Rudd and Mayukh Sircar

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Hutchison PLLC, a boutique firm providing strategic legal and business advice to the innovation ecosystem, is pleased to announce the addition of two new attorneys, John S. Rudd and Mayukh Sircar, to the team. John’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate law. Prior to joining Hutchison, John was an associate in the mergers and acquisitions group of Jones Day’s Read More

2019 LEI Ski Trip

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On Saturday, January 19th the teams of the LEI firms in England, Scotland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany joined again in Hinterglemm for the LEI Skiing Trip 2019. With probably a record snow depth and a lot of sunshine, it was an excellent event further deepening the ties between LEI members. Besides skiing, the crowd of 13 was involved Read More