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Travers Smith has advised Northleaf Capital Partners on its acquisition of a majority interest in Uber Boat by Thames Clippers
Travers Smith launches sixth year of pioneering LGBT+ mentoring scheme in partnership with Just Like Us with largest cohort of mentors to date
We are delighted to launch the sixth year of our pioneering mentoring scheme, in partnership with LGBT+ young people's charity Just Like Us, aimed at providing LGBT+ graduates with the skills, confidence and support they need as they transition from university life to full time employment. This year the scheme is welcoming 54 mentors, its highest cohort to date.
Jackson v Hayes & Jarvis: High Court rejects application for witnesses to give evidence remotely from Kenya
In this case, the High Court rejected the defendant's application for its expert and factual witnesses, who were both based in Kenya, to give evidence via video link, or for there to be a hybrid trial which the witnesses could attend remotely.
UK Government confirms significant Competition law reform: but when will the bark be followed by bite?
Following lengthy debate, the Government has published details of the way in which it will reform the UK competition law landscape. However, with many aspects requiring legislative change, it is as yet unclear when these will be given teeth. Our briefing discusses the key changes to the merger, markets and competition law regimes. We will comment separately on the overhaul of the consumer law regime.
At the end of March 2022, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced the unconditional clearance at Phase 1 of Freshways group's (Freshways) acquisition of the Medina group (Medina).
Travers Smith LLP has advised Phoenix Equity Partners, LDC and senior management shareholders on the sale of Forest Holidays to Sykes Holiday Cottages
The Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") has released its Annual Business Plan for 2022/2023, alongside a Strategy Document for 2022 to 2025. We discuss below what these two documents mean for its investigations and enforcement strategy going forward.