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South African firm Bowman Gilfillan has expanded its maritime expertise by merging with Durban shipping boutique Velden Pike Nichols. The merger adds three partners and five lawyers to the Bowman Gilfillan team. The
K&L Gates has boosted its New York maritime practice with the hire of Michael G. Chalos, the senior partner of Chalos O’Connor. Chalos’ brings two new associates to K&L, with
Blank Rome has acquired Houston-based maritime firm Bell Ryniker & Letourneau. The eight lawyer group from Bell Ryniker will build upon Blank Rome’sPhiladelphia law firm
Trainee retention rates at a number of leading firms have plummeted as worsening economic conditions hit the employment market. Among the top performers were Ince & Co, which managed to retain all of its trainees for
The House of Lords allows Charterers’ appeal against the decisions of the lower Courts/arbitrators in favour of owners.
In recognition of its close ties with Swansea University, international law firm Ince & Co has introduced an annual prize for the student who achieves the highest grade in the taught element of the LLM programmes
Reed Smith Richards Butler is upping its focus on its international shipping practice with the relocation of a lawyer apiece to Dubai and Hong Kong. Partner Adam Morgan, a former head of Richards Butler's shipping