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Lee C. Schmeer was recognized in “Air Force Reservists Deliver Humanitarian Aid to Haiti”, a story published by the U.S. Department of Defense News Service. In addition to his legal practice focused on aviation and product liability matters, Mr. Schmeer serves as an Air Force Reserve Instructor Pilot.

As reported in the article, “On Nov. 18, four pilots and a loadmaster with the 732nd Airlift Squadron, a loadmaster and two crew chiefs with the 514th, three Phoenix Raven Team members, and four 514th Security Forces airmen delivered 15 pallets of food, weighing 76,410 pounds, to Haiti.. . . ‘We’re in a position to help and we’re happy to help,’ said Air Force Maj. Lee C. Schmeer, a 732nd Airlift Squadron C-17 pilot."


BOYNECLARKE LLP (Nova Scotia, Canada) is pleased to welcome Peter Stanhope to the firm as Counsel. Peter joins our growing Business Law team.  He will be practicing primarily in Commercial Real Estate and Development, Business, Franchise, and Environmental Law.

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Racine is pleased to announce that Sylvain Bergès has joined its Paris office as a partner in the public law practice, which now groups 6 partners and 10 associates.

Sylvain Bergès has a significant experience in a broad range of domestic energy, project finance and regulatory matters. He also handles numerous disputes in French administrative and civil courts as well as before the dispute settlement body of the French energy regulatory commission (CRE).

Read more: Racine adds public law partner in Paris


Carter Newell would like to congratulate Capricorn Copper on the production of its first copper concentrate from the redeveloped mine located in Northwest Queensland.

The Refurbishment and Restart Project, which was declared a Prescribed Project by the Queensland Minister for State Development in April 2017, was completed on time and within budget.

Read more: Carter Newell assists in the redevelopment and reopening of the Capricorn Copper mine in...


From November 2017, A.S & Associates has initiated its own research wing, dedicated for conducting research and publishing articles on important legal issues and updates, with the goal is to establish a regular journal of A.S & Associates. 

Ms. Rehnuma Binte Mamun has been named Honorary Lead for the Research Wing, and will be responsible for recruiting research associates dedicated for the project while continuing to develop the venture. The maiden research paper by A.S & Associates' newly established Research Wing is a comparative analysis of Homicide Law in Bangladesh, UK and the USA, entitled "Redefining the Mischievous Homicide Law". 

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