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CMS has advised shareholders of Flotation Energy Limited (Flotation) on its cross-border sale to the renewable power division of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) Incorporated. Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, TEPCO is Japan’s largest utility company.

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CMS is bolstering its competition and trade practice with the appointment of Wendy Nicolson as a partner based in its Edinburgh office. Ms Nicolson joins the firm from Pinsent Masons and has extensive experience advising clients across the UK on public procurement and related competition issues, inc

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CMS has advised leading renewable energy developer and operator, SSE Renewables (SSE), on the acquisition of the Aberarder wind farm project in Strathnairn near Inverness, Scotland. The project, which was granted planning consent in 2017, allows for the construction of a 12-turbine onshore wind farm

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Senior oil and gas sector legal experts have highlighted the ‘energy trilemma’ as a key factor increasing the risk of disputes within the industry. The latest Oil and Gas Disputes Survey, conducted by CMS, reports how the impact of increasing social and regulatory pressure for the oil in

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Aberdeen staff at CMS have welcomed a new addition to the team this week: a colony of bees within their own beehive. The new honey-producing friends have been sited on the grounds of the firm’s Queen’s Road office after CMS announced it would set up hives across UK and other internationa

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Law firm CMS has announced a new partnership with Bee Conservation to introduce beehives to its offices across the UK and internationally in order to enhance biodiversity in local communities. Announced today to coincide with World Bee Day, the programme will see CMS establish "bee clubs" where staf

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An Edinburgh-based team from CMS has advised Aviva Investors on a refinancing of 12 NHS primary health and integrated care centres across the Kingston upon Hull area. Built as part of the NHS LIFT (Local Improvement Finance Trust) Programme, Hull Citycare Limited’s portfolio of healthcare proj

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CMS has announced the promotion of five new partners in Scotland. They include Bruce Harvie and Kate Darracott from the corporate team and fellow Edinburgh-based colleagues, Kirsty Nurse from the finance team and Will Anderson from the litigation & arbitration practice. Also promoted to partner

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CMS has advised Nasdaq-listed Bruker Corporation with its purchase of Optimal Industrial Automation and Technologies. Massachusetts-headquartered Bruker's life science research and diagnostics solutions enable scientists to make discoveries and develop new applications that improve the quality of hu

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CMS has announced the appointment of Cara McGlynn as a solicitor in the firm's Scottish IP disputes team. Ms McGlynn, who joins from Brodies, is a specialist in resolving IP and technology-related disputes across a variety of sectors. She is the only non-partner solicitor ranked in the latest World

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CMS has advised education technology provider ILT Inläsningstjänst AB (ILT Education) on its successful acquisition of Giglets Limited (Giglets Education), a Kilmarnock-based online literacy software company. Giglets Education enables schools and teachers to improve literacy results and ra

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CMS has partnered with Young Enterprise (YE) Scotland to extend enterprise and financial education throughout Scotland’s schools and colleges. Under a joint arrangement, CMS will provide pro bono legal support to YE Scotland. In addition, CMS will explore ways it can contribute to the charity&

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