Private Practice

Construction Lawyer

Construction Lawyer

  • Exciting opening for a 2-4PQE Construction Solicitor to join our highly regarded practice in Manchester
  • Shoosmiths' 4 partner national construction & engineering team advises on all aspects of legal construction matters ...
  • ... including strategic advice on procurement, and institutional and market expectations at project inception
  • You'll advise on development, major infrastructure projects, real estate and corporate acquisition work
  • You'll have a demonstrable commitment to providing a focused, practical service to clients

Shoosmiths LLP

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Hurricane Energy - rough seas ahead for Restructuring Plans? Or a storm in a tea cup?

Some further important guidance by Zacaroli J in the recent judgment on Hurricane Energy. In that case, the company (with the support of the

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Relief for tenants and CIGA extended - yet again

The Government has today announced certain extensions to insolvency measures supporting businesses during the pandemic. For tenants, the forfeiture

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Another week, another judgment of the English court on a scheme of arrangement - this time, Amigo Loans

The court found that it could not sanction the scheme, despite the requisite majority of creditors having voted in favour of it. The intervention by

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Iea roadmap outlines hydrogen’s role in reaching net zero by 2050

On May 18, 2021, the International Energy Agency (IEA)the world’s leading energy policy intergovernmental organizationreleased a comprehensive

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Regis CVA - The treatment of intra-group relationships

This case is a reminder to both debtors and nominees that corporate law formalities must be respected and that the insolvency lens may affect the

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Virgin Active - Restructuring Plans sanctioned

An important judgment by Snowden J yesterday, sanctioning Virgin Active's restructuring plans after a contested sanction hearing, which included a

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Landlord and tenant restructurings - New Look CVA

An important judgment handed down by Zacaroli J yesterday in the New Look CVA challenge. The New Look CVA proposal involved treating landlords of

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The future of financial regulation in the UK

On December 31, 2020, the Brexit transition period came to an end and, with it, the effect of EU legislation in the U.K. The U.K. Government must now

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UK may not be allowed to accede to Lugano Convention

The UK's accession to the Lugano Convention has become somewhat politicised, with the EU stating that it is not minded to allow the UK to accede, as

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Pension Schemes Act 2021: Restructuring Consequences for Defined Benefit Pension Schemes

The Pensions Schemes Act 2021 introduced a number of changes to the UK's Pension regime. Certain key provisions are expected to come into force in

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How open banking in the UK is lighting the path for global fintech

In an increasingly virtual world, law and regulation act as a vital safety net for businesses. The nature of that safety net varies, depending on the

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UK Government Consultation on Audit and Governance - implications for directors' duties and dividend payments where future solvency could be an issue

On 18 March 2021, the UK Government published its White Paper "Restoring trust in audit and corporate governance". The Paper proposes significant

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CIGA Extension - Again

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 regulations come into force on 26 March 2021 extending the duration of COVID-19 related temporary

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SFDR - implications for EU and non-EU fund managers

Beginning on March 10, 2021, EU fund managers and certain non-EU fund managers became subject to various new sustainability-related rules, by virtue

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LIBOR transition dates set

Following a series of announcements in recent days by benchmark providers, regulators and industry groups, key dates for the LIBOR transition have

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LIBOR transition update: financial institutions brace for exam scrutiny

On March 9, 2021, the Federal Reserve Board published a Supervision and Regulation Letter (SR 21-7) (the “SR Letter”) containing guidance for

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Schemes and Plans so far in 2021

Some interesting recent scheme and plan law of late, proving that schemes and plans continue to be popular restructuring tools for all types of

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UK listing regime reform

A Major Overhaul of the UK’s Listing and Capital Markets Rules Proposed On 3 March 2021, the Government published the U.K. Listing Review (the

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The future direction for UK Fintech

Having now digested the review by Ron Kalifa of what should be done to enhance the UK's positioning in, and support for, Fintech, I can say that the

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UK business crime review 2021

This is the second edition of UK Business Crime Reviewan annual publication focused on the outcomes, trends and developments over the past 12 months

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