- Monday, July 23, 2007
Promoting Talent - Four New Partners Appointed at LK Shields Solicitors
We are delighted to announce that we have appointed four new Partners in our
Aoife Bradley is a Partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department and is a member of the Employment, Pensions and Employee Benefits Unit. Aoife has considerable experience in all aspects of employment law issues, and of general commercial litigation.
Deirdre Kilroy is a Partner in the Business Department and the head of the expanding Intellectual Property and Technology Unit. Deirdre also works as a leading adviser in the area of gaming and gambling law and is a member of the Gaming and Gambling Unit.
Orla Gillen is a Partner in the Banking and Financial Services Unit specialising in asset financing, with a particular focus on the aviation sector. Her practice also extends to a broad spectrum of banking services. Orla heads the banking and commercial lending services, which continue to experience rapid growth.
Tom Casey is a Partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. Tom has particular experience in the prosecution of large scale multi-party litigation and in the prosecution and defence of claims before the Commercial Court. Tom has a wealth of experience advising in relation to commercial agency disputes and has been involved in a number of landmark decisions in that area.
Hugh Garvey added, "I have every confidence in the capabilities of our new partners and know that each of them will continue to work tirelessly to provide outstanding levels of solution focused service to the firm's clients."6 June, 2007.
- Monday, July 23, 2007
LK Shields Solicitors Appoints Another Leading Business LawyerLK Shields Solicitors are delighted to announce the appointment of John Olden
as a Partner in the firm.
Chairman of the firm, Laurence K. Shields, said: "We are tremendously pleased that John has decided to join our growing team. John's reputation both for his excellence and his commercial acumen fits perfectly with the firm generally and our Business Department in particular".
John's arrival brings the firm to 20 partners - the majority of whom are partners in the firm's Business Department.
Commenting on his appointment, John said: "LK Shields Solicitors' excellent reputation in top end corporate transactions work is what attracted me. I am looking forward to working with all of my new colleagues and to joining them in the provision of first class commercially-focused advice".
LK Shields Solicitors has regular involvement in high profile and complex transactions.
The firm is currently acting for long standing, client Communicorp Group Limited, in the proposed acquisition of EMap Plc's Irish radio assets - Today FM, FM104 and Highland Radio.
The firm is also involved in the ongoing takeovers of Calyx Group Plc - where it is advising the company - and Irish Continental Group Plc - where it is advising One51 Plc.
The firm has also recently advised its client, Atlantic Bridge Ventures, in relation to the GBP 265m buyout of the telecom products division of Logica Telecoms GMC - the largest buyout transaction in Europe in 2007 to date.17 July, 2007.
- Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Osborn Maledon Practice Groups and Attorneys
Ranked as Tops in Chambers Guide
In the area of corporate law/mergers and acquisitions, the guide said Osborn Maledon’s “reputation and knowledge of the local market in this area is unmatched among both peers and clients. ... The commercial litigation practice of this universally admired Phoenix firm is a major contributor to its reputation,” Chambers said. “A further string to the firm’s bow is that it is also ranked in the litigation table for white-collar crime and government investigations.”
- Tuesday, June 19, 2007
BERGER SINGERMAN’S BUSINESS REORGANIZATION AND LITIGATION PRACTICES RECEIVE HIGH MARKS IN THE WORLD-FAMOUS CHAMBERS USA 2007 GUIDE
EIGHT ATTORNEYS RECEIVE INDIVIDUAL RECOGNITIONS
MIAMI, FL – The Florida business law firm Berger Singerman has been ranked among the top rated law Florida firms in Chambers USA 2006 America's Leading Business Lawyers in both the bankruptcy/restructuring and general commercial litigation categories. Chambers’ researched rankings and editorials are referred to extensively by general counsel and other purchasers of legal services worldwide who consider Chambers assessments when choosing counsel..
This is the fifth consecutive year in which the firm received a first tier rating for its bankruptcy and reorganization practice, and the second year the firm’s litigation/dispute resolution team has been included in the guide.
- Wednesday, April 11, 2007
|RACINE ANNOUNCES THREE NEW PARTNERS|
TAGlaw member Racine, based in Paris, France is extending its international capabilities with three newly appointed partners, all with experience in cross-border transactions.
Gilles de BOISSÉSON and Jean-Yves MARTIN are well-known lawyers in M&A, LBO and stock exchange activities. Their corporate practice is oriented to transactions, acquisitions, private equity, foreign investments in France and private or public takeovers, especially in the areas of wines & spirits; investment funds; technology and IT; life sciences & healthcare; and agriculture & food sector.
Michel de GUILLENCHMIDT, Professor of law and former Dean of Paris Descartes University specializes in Public law and has significant experience in European and International law.