Europe/N Ireland

Skadden, Clifford Chance advise on Generali’s €2.3bn acquisition of Liberty Seguros

Cash deal sees Irish heavyweight Matheson and Portugal’s Morais Leitão also called in

  • 10mos

Spencer West enters three new European markets

Fast-growing UK alternative law firm sets up shop in Germany, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands

Brexit and environment on the agenda in busy week for maritime lawyers

European Maritime lawyers meet in London Brexit, hot on the heels of IMO approving GHG programme and rejecting US last minute pitch.

  • 5yrs

The UK & Europe cryptocurrency race is on

Race is on but compariable regulatory extensions suggests UK regulation of the cryptocurrency market would take two years, says legal director.

  • 5yrs

ICOs not working as expected say regulators

EU financial markets regulator to examines ICOs to determine road aged for regulation.

  • 5yrs

ACC Europe elects new president

Hans Albers of Juniper Networks is to lead the European in-house network, aims for growth.

Balancing competitiveness and environment tops the maritime agenda

Global Legal Post is at the Malta Maritime Summit 2018, officially opened by the Malta transport minister, who also held tripartite meeting.

  • 5yrs

CJEU takes the biscuit!

Following a CJEU order, the EU intellectual property office (EUIPO) needs to revisit a 16-year-old decision on the shape of KitKat bars.

  • 5yrs

Digital age copyright reform stalls as MEPs vote down changes

Despite celebrity endorsement, reform of EU copyright reform voted down giving campaigning internet companies a big win.

  • 5yrs

Baker McKenzie plans expansion with 150 new Belfast jobs

The firm has bought additional office space in Belfast as it builds its strategy as an innovation hub.

  • 5yrs

EU asked for GDPR exemptions by regulators

Regulators are concerned cross-border investigations could be placed in jeopardy by GDPR requirements.

  • 5yrs

EC to remove 'unwarranted' regulatory barriers for SBBS

The European Commission (EC) is proposing new rules to remove regulatory barriers and offer market-led solutions for sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS).

  • 5yrs

Allen & Overy boosts Belfast presence

Allen & Overy has appointed 20 new staff at its Belfast-based Legal Services Centre (LSC) - the second largest office in the firm's global footprint.

  • 6yrs

Belfast firm Cleaver Fulton Rankin sets up new human resource business

Cleaver Fulton Rankin is planning to offer human resources consultancy with more complex legal employment advice.

  • 6yrs

NI puts £23m work out to tender

The government is looking for legal assistance across 150 departments and agencies in a move to cut costs.

International Bar Association meet attracts more than 400 experts to Belfast

More than 400 lawyers descended on Belfast for the International Bar Association's Bar Leaders' conference and mid-year meetings.

  • 6yrs

Arthur Cox poaches Pinsent Masons Belfast managing partner

In an audacious move, Irish law firm Arthur Cox has hired the Belfast head of Pinsent Masons.

  • 6yrs

Top lawyer under fire in Longleat Estate trustee row

One of the UK's most esteemed family lawyers, Richard Parry, may be forced by a High Court judge to step down from his trusteeship of the Longleat Estate.

  • 8yrs

Belfast law firm Tughans caught up in £7 million storm

Northern Irish politicians have called for an investigation into allegations over a property deal involving Nama.

  • 8yrs

Belfast lawyers granted right to appeal criminal legal aid cuts

Lawyers in Northern Ireland have won the first round of a battle against legal aid cuts.

  • 8yrs