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Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised Kazera Global plc, an AIM-quoted resource and energy sector investment company, on loan facilities to be used as working capital for its Tantalite Valley Mine in Namibia.

In the form of short-term loan facilities, Kazera has reached agreements with an investor and existing shareholders to raise £200,000, while it continues to engage with potential funders for the further development of the mine.

Read more: Kuits Advises Kazera Global plc on Loan Facilities


Boodle Hatfield has strengthened its team with the appointment of two new lateral hire partners, Construction specialist Navpreet Atwal, and Employment specialist Simon Gorham.

Navpreet advises owners, developers, contractors, consultants, private equity investors, and institutional lenders on major construction projects across the globe. Significant work she has undertaken includes construction due diligence advice on the £1bn acquisition and financing of an office tower in London and advice on a $1.2bn development consisting of hotels, casinos, commercial centres and a residential complex.

Read more: Boodle Hatfield Strengthens Team with Two New Lateral Hires


The Coronavirus pandemic has kept employment, tax, and health care lawyers busy the past few weeks. Firms expect their bankruptcy practices to see a significant pickup in activity going forward. Casner & Edwards Managing Partner, John T. Morrier, discusses this development in the Boston Business Journal.

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In the midst of the financial uncertainty caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, Greater Boston bankers are vowing to go the extra mile for struggling businesses. Casner & Edwards Managing Partner, John T. Morrier was quoted in the Boston Business Journal’s article, “Small Businesses, Big Crisis.”

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Casner & Edwards attorney Marc E. Fitzgerald was quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly's article, “Downturn Muddles Family Law Matters,” which discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic's economic downturn is complicating family law cases.

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