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29 May 2015
UK Employment Law - The View from Mayer Brown
The three recent cases reviewed by Nick include cases on age discrimination , whether an employer could dismiss an employee after he had disobeyed an instruction not to contact the ICO, and whether a disciplinary hearing should have been adjourned in the light of grievances raised by the employee.
Legal Update
28 May 2015
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The Queen’s Speech delivered to both Houses of Parliament on 27 May 2015 marked the Conservative Government’s first opportunity to outline its key reforms aimed at delivering the mandate it received at this month’s General Election.

The Government’s priorities will be delivered through a number of new Bills.
Audio
28 May 2015
UK Pensions Law - The View from Mayer Brown
Richard Goldstein talks about the problem of overpayments, including the trustee duty to recover overpayments, correcting overpayments, possible defences that may be raised to a recovery attempt, the approach that the Courts generally take to recovery of overpayments, and what happens where an overpayment is not recovered.
Legal Update
May 2015
Mayer Brown Legal Update
Newsletter
May 2015
The election outcome and what it means for employment law
Mayer Brown Newsletter
Now we know what Government will be in place for the next five years, we can take a more focused look at what we can expect the employment law landscape to look like under a Conservative majority Government.
Legal Update
March/April 2015
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The Bulletin for Pensions Managers is a high-level summary of developments which may be of interest to pensions managers. This issue covers developments to the end of April 2015.
Legal Update
May 2015
Mayer Brown Legal Update
We are pleased to present the May 2015 edition of our Trustee Quarterly Review.
News Releases
20 May 2015
Mayer Brown has advised H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm, on the purchase of Grosvenor shopping centre in Chester, Cheshire for approximately £65 million.
Media Coverage
18 May 2015
Construction News (subscription required)
Bylined article by London Construction & Engineering partner Jonathan Olson-Welsh and senior associate Amber Chew on the common contract traps when negotiating a construction contract.
News Releases
15 May 2015
Mayer Brown represented GW Pharmaceuticals plc, a biopharmaceutical company, in a $206.08 million US public offering of American Depositary Shares on the Nasdaq Global Market led by Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch and Cowen and Company.
Media Coverage
12 May 2015
Accountancy
Bylined article by Alexandra Wood, practising in London as Of Counsel with the Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Group, and London Pensions partner Martin Scott on the UK Supreme Court ruling on the circumstances under which an English court is entitled to wind up a foreign company in the UK when its centre of main interests is in another EU member state.
Media Coverage
11 May 2015
IFLR (subscription required)
Bylined article by London Banking & Finance partner Richard Todd on why the European reforms aimed at improving securitisation transparency could impose unnecessary disclosure requirements on non-public and bilateral transactions.
News Releases
11 May 2015
International law firm Mayer Brown has advised AEW Europe, a leading European real estate investment manager, on the acquisition of 24-28 Martin Lane in London on behalf of its Europe Value Investors Fund (EVI) for approximately £24 million.
Media Coverage
8 May 2015
Mineweb
London head of Mining Ian Coles is quoted in an article on mining in Zambia.
Audio
7 May 2015
UK Employment Law - The View from Mayer Brown
Nick looks at three important recent cases. One case looks at whether an employer can ever rely on a final written warning which was given in bad faith. The second looks at the Tribunal’s powers to exclude evidence which is of limited relevance to a discrimination claim. The third case looks at awarding costs against a claimant who currently lacks the means to pay the costs award.
News Releases
7 May 2015
Leading global law firm Mayer Brown has advised growth capital firm, Active Private Equity, and the other selling shareholders on the sale of Evans Cycles to ECI, a private equity firm.
News Releases
7 May 2015
Mayer Brown announced today that it represented Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC on its approximately $191.3 million initial public offering, advising the company on all aspects of US and UK corporate and securities laws and related disciplines. Adaptimmune is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on novel cancer immunotherapy products based on its T-cell receptor platform.
Media Coverage
6 May 2015
ACQ Magazine
Bylined article by London Corporate & Securities senior associate Michelle Wyatt discussing the increasing number of M&A deals despite the higher costs of engagement.
News Releases
6 May 2015
Leading global law firm Mayer Brown advised on the restructuring and sale of ATP Oil & Gas (UK) Limited, which was named Cross Border Restructuring Deal of the Year at the 7th annual International M&A Awards 2015 on 28 April. The awards recognize the leading cross border transactions, restructurings, deal financings, products and services, firms, and dealmakers from around the world.
Media Coverage
5 May 2015
The Lawyer (subscription required)
Raid Abu-Manneh,Construction & Engineering partner and head of the International Arbitration Group in London, is quoted in an article on the global trends in international arbitration.
Newsletter
May 2015
Mayer Brown Newsletter
Our monthly review of key cases and new law affecting employers.
Media Coverage
5 May 2015
HR Magazine
Head of London's Employment group, Nick Robertson is quoted in an article on the intensifying issue of equal pay claims in the private sector.
Legal Update
1 May 2015
Mayer Brown Legal Update
In November 2013 the European Commission published proposals for a Trade Secrets Directive with the intention of improving the protection of information that is fundamental to the success of many businesses. The final draft of the Directive is expected to be published mid-2015 with each member state required to implement the Directive into national law within two years.
Media Coverage
1 May 2015
Employee Benefits
Joint head of Mayer Brown's Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Insolvency group Devi Shah, is quoted in an article on UK Supreme Court ruling on the circumstances under which an English court is entitled to wind up a foreign company in the UK when its centre of main interests is in another EU member state.
Media Coverage
30 April 2015
The Times (subscription required)
London Litigation partner Susan Rosser and Commercial Litigation partner Alistair Graham are quoted in an article on "flash crash" day trader, which highlights the vulnerability of markets to manipulation.

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