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Michelmores elects litigation head to managing partner

Michelmores has elected its head of Commercial Dispute Resolution to be its next managing partner. Tim Richards Tim Richards will begin his three-year term in May, replacing the outgoing Malcolm Dickinson, who had been in post since 2008. Richards is currently chair of the firm’s Executive Board. He trained at Hogan Lovells, qualifying in 1989 and working […]

Khaitan advises TVS Credit on PDI issuance

Khaitan advised TVS Credit Services Limited in relation to its maiden issuance of unlisted unsecured rated subordinated fully paid-up perpetual debt instruments (PDI) on a private placement basis, amounting to INR 100 crores with 11.50% coupon payable till perpetuity (the “PDIs”) for the purpose of inter-alia onward lending, refinancing of existing debts and to augment […]

Partner promotions: European trio make up five lawyers apiece

Three European firms have expanded their partner ranks, each promoting five new members in the past week. In Spain, Pérez-Llorca appointed Fernando Bedoya, Beatriz García, Javier Gómez, Pedro Marques da Gama and José Suárez to bolster the firm’s corporate, public law, tax and litigation and arbitration practices. The new additions increase the total number of […]

BLP promotes five to partner with Bryan Cave decision looming

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has announced its partner promotions earlier than usual, making up five new partners as merger talks with US firm Bryan Cave continue. The firm named its smallest-ever promotion round last April with just four new partners and that trend has continued in a round of five focused solely on London. This […]

Webinar 16 January 2018 | 2pm: Building better relationships with your CRM

Cracking the user adoption challenge is the first step to harnessing the power of your CRM system.  If the system is being used properly, what exactly can users expect to gain which will help them manage their relationships?  That is, after all, what CRM systems are supposed to be all about.  Is it possible to […]

Shoosmiths advises on management buy-out of renowned £70m-a-year services group

Shoosmiths has advised on the management buy-out (MBO) of The Quarr Group, a leading provider of building maintenance and construction, contract cleaning and contract catering. The Quarr Group has been acquired by its management team, who included Brian Warren, Nelson Williams and Simon Ingram; the Managing Directors of the Quarr Group’s subsidiaries: Nviro, Pabulum and […]

Kinstellar advises Vetroelektrane Balkana on Serbian wind farm project

Zajednička advokatska kancelarija Marić i Mujezinovć in cooperation with Kinstellar acted as the local legal adviser to Vetroelektrane Balkana (WEBG) in relation to the €300m financing of the largest wind farm project in Serbia. Kinstellar also advises WEBG locally on various project development issues. Čibuk 1 wind farm with 158 MW capacity is the largest […]

Simmons to expand in Bristol with new office move

Simmons & Simmons is the latest firm to increase its stock in Bristol by taking on 27,000 sqft of space in a new office. The firm has agreed to sign a 12-year lease for two floors in the city’s Finzels Reach development from January 2019, after outgrowing the 16,000 sqft of office space it holds […]

Khaitan & Co advises Total on acquisition of stake in EREN Renewable Energy

Khaitan & Co advised Total in relation to the acquisition of indirect interest of 23% in EREN Renewable Energy S.A. by subscription to a capital increase for an amount of €237.5m. The transaction also gives Total the possibility to take over control of EREN after a period of five years. Dibyanshu (Partner), Anuj Sahay (Principal […]

Khaitan & Co acted for SREI Equipment Finance on filing of Draft Red Herring Prospectus for IPO

Khaitan & Co acted as Domestic counsel to the SREI Equipment Finance Limited in relation to filing of Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DHRP) for the proposed initial public offering (IPO) for USD 170.76 million approximately.  N G Khaitan (Partner), Sudhir Bassi (Partner), Madhur Kohli (Associate Partner), Sumit Chakraborty (Counsel), Soumya Mohapatra (Principal Associate), Dipen Chatterjee […]