Ned Beale, partner in Commercial Litigation, is one of the General Editors of a recently published textbook called Dispute Resolution Clauses in International Contracts: a Global Guide.
Trowers & Hamlins has been shortlisted for Real Estate Team of the Year in The Lawyer Awards 2013 for its work for longstanding client Aviva Investors’ REaLM Fund on an investment of £25m into 411 units of tenanted social housing last year.
Trowers & Hamlins is delighted to announce that its client, Thanet District Council, has defended its successful Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) decision after an application in the High Court which sought to quash the CPO for the purchase of the lands comprising the site of the former Dreamland Amusement Park in Margate.
3BM, an innovative employee-led mutual to provide School Support Services in Hammersmith & Fulham, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster City Council, launched on 24 April 2013. Estimated to save £1million over four years, the mutualisation project has been supported by the Cabinet Office which designated Hammersmith & Fulham Council as a national Pathfinder in 2010 to explore new ways of delivering public services more efficiently.
Trowers & Hamlins has acted for Jafton Properties Limited in a key case on collective enfranchisement. Judgment in the county court case was handed down on 16 April 2013 in Smith and Dennis v Jafton Properties Limited.
Trowers & Hamlins has advised One Housing Group on the first Islamic financing into the social housing sector, as one of the Group's development subsidiaries obtained £20m of development finance under a master murabaha agreement with Bank of London and the Middle East plc.
Trowers & Hamlins, the City and international law firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of seven new partners across its offices in London, Dubai and Manchester. The appointments took effect from 1 April 2013.
Trowers & Hamlins, the City and international law firm, is pleased to announce that Dominic O'Neil has been appointed to the role of International Managing Partner, working alongside Martin Amison, the Head of International in London.
Trowers & Hamlins private equity expert, Tim Nye and education specialist, Amardeep Gill, are to speak at the Education Investment Summit 2013 in London on 1 May. The all-day summit, taking place at The Marriott, Grosvenor Square, will bring together leading individuals working in the education sector to stimulate debate with the hope that by sharing experiences and thoughts they will leave with new and innovative ways of approaching their individual challenges and business needs.
Effective 1 April 2013, Jennie Gubbins became Senior Partner at Trowers & Hamlins. She replaces Jonathan Adlington following his retirement on 31 March.