Ogier Adeem deal wins restructuring award

A large international restructuring deal that Ogier worked on has been named Restructuring Deal of the Year in the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Middle East Awards. The deal involved a bespoke restructuring of the conventional and Sharia-compliant financing arrangements provided to certain subsidiaries of Adeem Investment and Wealth Management, a leading investment and Islamic […]

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The 60 second interview: Innovation is an overused buzzword

Exigent associate director for legal solutions Matthew Hoy talks about what’s stopping in-house legal teams from exploring new technologies ahead of his round table session at The Lawyer’s In-house Counsel as Business Partner conference next month. What does it mean to be innovative when it comes to legal services? The term “innovation” has become an […]

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Gowling WLG’s Vicky Fowler appointed chair of CPA

Vicky Fowler, a planning and regeneration partner at international law firm Gowling WLG, has been announced as the new chair of the Compulsory Purchase Association (CPA). A not-for-profit member organisation that promotes best practice in delivering land for infrastructure, housing and regeneration, Fowler has been a committee member of the CPA since 2015, became vice-chair […]

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Bär & Karrer advises on Humabs BioMed sale

The owners of Humabs BioMed, a Swiss biotechnology firm located in Bellinzona and focused on discovering and developing fully human monoclonal antibodies to treat serious infections with a unique proprietary discovery technology, sold their interests to Vir Biotechnology. Vir Biotechnology is founded by ARCH Venture Partners and seeded by ARCH, the Bill & Melinda Gates […]

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Black History Month: “Don’t let having to be a BAME trailblazer faze you”

In the latest in The Lawyer’s series for Black History Month, Esi Eshun, deputy head of legal at UK Export Finance, talks about her career so far. What’s your background? Did you always want to be a lawyer and how did you first enter the profession? I have a true science background and early on […]

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Total Capital funds MBO of logistics specialist Walkers

Walker Morris corporate lawyers reinforce equity backed MBO expertise Walker Morris has advised Total Capital Partners on its funding of the MBO of Walkers Transport, a leading UK based transport and logistics specialist. The deal values the business at £20m. Based in the North of England with logistics centres in Leeds, Birstall and Manchester, Walkers […]

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Vischer advises Syngenta on divestment of sugar beet seeds business

VIischer advised Syngenta on all aspects of Swiss law in its divestment of the global sugar beet seeds business. Syngenta is one of the largest agrichemical groups worldwide. The following team advised Syngenta in this transaction: Robert Bernet (Partner, Corporate/M&A), Nadia Tarolli (Partner, Tax), Moritz Jäggy (Senior Associate, Corporate/M&A), Ruben Masar (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Florian Schaub […]

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