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Burges Salmon, Osborne Clarke and Addleshaw Goddard advise on £360m new-build rolling stock deal

Burges Salmon, Osborne Clarke and Addleshaw Goddard have advised First Greater Western Limited, Eversholt Rail Group and Hitachi Rail Europe on the procurement of a substantial new fleet of Hitachi-built AT300 rolling stock units.

Burges Salmon advises Belectric on sale of solar farm portfolio

Energy sector experts from Burges Salmon have advised Belectric GmbH on the sale of three further solar projects – Atherstone, Paddock Wood and Southam, located in Warwickshire and Kent.

Burges Salmon advises NDA land contract for Moorside signed with NuGen

Nuclear energy sector experts from Burges Salmon have advised the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) on the disposal of land to NuGen, the nuclear new-build developer for land at the Moorside site near Sellafield.

Legal updates

"Your Will can be ignored, say judges"

This was one of the headlines following the latest, but perhaps not the last, judgment in the long running case of Ilott v Mitson, involving a daughter who was deliberately excluded from any benefit from her mother’s Will, following an estrangement.

FCA fines listed company £4.6 million

The FCA has imposed a fine of £4.6 million on a listed company for failure to communicate, implement and monitor policy for related party transactions. Companies which have operations in jurisdictions which are unfamiliar with the Listing Rules should recognise that this may represent a significant challenge. 

Immigration: review your right to work checks

Employers have grown used to checking a new employee's immigration status before they start work but recent changes in the immigration rules now mean that employers may have to conduct a second 'right to work' check after an employee has started work.

Private Equity newsletter
Private Equity News – Summer 2015

With a strong UK job market and low inflation, improving growth in the Eurozone, but huge uncertainty in Greece, we discuss the effects this may have on the British markets and more.

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Quaystone – July 2015

This month's construction newsletter looks at when claims may be time barred, when a liquidated damages clause is a penalty and the importance of taking statements of truth seriously.