All articles by Claire Mundle

Claire Mundle

Lawyers reshuffle as market shifts

Top asset finance law teams in the UK have been through a period of reorganisation, with partners moving between practices as firms seek to reshape their offerings. Hogan Lovells, Ince, Mayer Brown and Shoosmiths are among those to have hired new lawyers, including partners, to reflect the changing needs of their clients who are finally starting to write more new business.

Scots farmers opt for leasing

Leasing and hire purchase in Scottish agriculture showed marked popularity in 2009, as bank borrowing became less attractive, a report has shown. These forms of financing were part of a £930 million (1.13 billion) total, which also included family loans and various other types of finance, or 40% of all liabilities in the industry