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Berger Singerman, Florida’s business law firm, recently named Jordi Guso as its new managing partner, effective January 1, 2020. Guso was elected on September 18 for a four-year term by the firm’s equity partners as part of a strategic succession and leadership transition plan.

“The purpose of our transition plan and Jordi’s election to managing partner is to secure this firm’s future and demonstrate that we have proactively planned for the future and to assure our clients and referral sources that the exceptional level of client service we provide will continue,” said James Berger.

Read more: Berger Singerman Elects Jordi Guso Managing Partner


Dykemaa leading national law firm, announced today that 26 of its attorneys from the firm’s four Texas offices—and from multiple practice areas—were named to the 2019 Texas Super Lawyers list by Texas Super Lawyers Magazine. In March of this year, 13 of the Firm’s attorneys were also included on the 2019 Texas Rising Stars list.

Of those recognized, both Chris Kratovil and Deborah Williamson were each included on Super Lawyers “Top Lists.” The Top Lists they have been included on, are:

  • Christopher D. Kratovil – Top 100: 2019 Texas Super Lawyers; Top 100: 2019 Dallas/Fort Worth Super Lawyers
  • Deborah D. Williamson – Top 50: 2019 Central/West Texas Super Lawyers; Top 50: 2019 Women Texas Super Lawyers

Read more: 26 Dykema Attorneys Named to Texas Super Lawyers List


Piper Alderman is delighted to have assisted LCM with an application seeking a declaration that its class action funding agreements are enforceable and are not void for public policy reasons.

The Supreme Court of Queensland held that the funding agreements are not, by reason of maintenance, champerty or public policy, unenforceable, as Queensland’s class action regime permits class actions to be commercially funded.  In reaching its decision, the court considered the lengthy history of maintenance and champerty and whether the torts remain in Queensland, as the tort has not been abolished by statute in Queensland.  The court also considered whether the terms of the funding agreements gave LCM an undue level of control over the proceeding. 

Read more: Piper Alderman assists LCM in seeking favourable litigation funding agreements decision


ZUL RAFIQUE & partners 

Projects & Corporate Advisory team, Falisa Abu Bakar and Lee Yee Fern advised PETRONAS on the relocation of its first floating LNG from Kanowit field, Sarawak to Kebabangan field, Sabah. This would include drafting and concluding construction and services contracts, and providing legal advice in relation to the Relocation project.

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ZUL RAFIQUE & partners is 

delighted to announce that Mr Wilfred Abraham and Ms Wong Keat Ching have been recognised by Who’s Who Legal 2019 as the Global Leaders in various practice areas based upon comprehensive, independent research and recommendations by fellow practitioners and clients.

Read more: Mr Wilfred Abraham and Ms Wong Keat Ching Recognized by Who’s Who Legal 2019