For our second Brexit panel we welcomed back Radio 4 'Today' presenter John Humphrys who returned to chair the panel discussion. The discussion covered a range of topics, such as where will the UK be in two and half years' time, will we see hard or soft Brexit? The regulatory landscape; whether the election of Donald Trump to the US Presidency good for Brexit Britain and trading with the rest of the world.
HFW wins the i-Law Maritime Lawyer of the Year Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards 2016
The Lloyd’s List Awards series recognises the industry’s successes, setting a benchmark for excellence while rewarding innovative ideas and concepts that have pushed the boundaries of what is possible.
HFW merges with US firm Legge Farrow in major strategic drive into US energy and marine markets
On 3 January 2017 international law firm Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) will be merging with leading US energy and marine firm Legge, Farrow, Kimmitt, McGrath & Brown LLP, based in Houston, Texas. The merger is a major strategic development for both firms, bringing significant benefit to their clients.
Financing the future: looking ahead in commodity trade finance
HFW have partnered with Global Trade Review (GTR) to produce an industry-wide trade finance report which was launched at the Global Commodity Trade Finance Conference in Lugano, Switzerland on 25 October.
HFW awarded indemnity costs against Scottish authorities in Rangers case
Administrative Court rules that the actions of Crown Office and Police Scotland in obtaining and executing a search warrant at HFW's London offices in December 2015 were "an abuse of state power". The Rangers FC investigators must now pay costs of injunctive and judicial review proceedings pursued by HFW on the indemnity basis.