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12:45, 22 MAR 2016
Andrew Whitehead: It's beginning to look a lot like biomass
Drax Power is the operator of the second largest coal power station in Europe, and has an ambitious corporate strategy, based on gradually converting a number of its generating units to become predominantly a biomass-fuelled power generator reliant on wood pellets in place of coal.
Trio of hires boosts private client team at SGH Martineau
Sarah Wood who has been with the firm for 15 years has been promoted from associate to senior associate and Michael Brown, with 17 years under his belt at the firm, has been promoted to associate
Lawyers - a help or hindrance in tackling Climate Change? - Part 2
The legal sector is a significant employer globally and our workforce is our principal asset.
Lawyers - a help or hindrance in tackling Climate Change? - Part 1
Many commercial law firms have specialist energy, environmental and regulatory practices, and benefit a great deal from increased environment compliance activity.
Birmingham Post Business Awards
Birmingham Post Business Awards 2014 shortlist unveiled
After a record number of applications – more than 100 in total – 37 companies and individuals have been shortlisted across nine categories
SGH Martineau reappointed to Santander panel
For more than ten years, lawyers from the law firm’s banking and financial services team have offered advice on property finance, corporate finance and due diligence matters, working with Santander’s business banking teams across the Midlands
Birmingham Post Business Awards 2014: Firms urged to apply as deadline looms
The deadline for entries to the region’s premier celebration of business is September 26 – so time is running out
Andrew Whitehead: Why no one is banking on Scottish independence
The UK, including Scotland, undoubtedly has a large and successful financial service industry, respected across the world.
Andrew Whitehead: Shopping for Scottish Independence
Having discussed the energy, education and manufacturing sectors, the senior partner at SGH Martineau turns his attention to the Scottish retail sector and how it could be affected by a Yes vote
Partner promotion at SGH Martineau
Alison Hancock, a chartered legal executive who joined the firm in 2003, is a litigator working in the leisure and retail sector, and represents a wide range of clients in court most weeks
Firms set for Scottish independence shake-up - regardless of referendum
The Scotland Act 2012, dubbed the biggest transfer of powers in 300 years, will mean major changes for companies
Andrew Whitehead: Manufacturing an argument for the Scottish independence debate
Would a 'Yes' vote in Scotland enhance or reduce the manufacturing sector in the country and the UK as a whole?
Partner promotion at SGH Martineau
Andrew Brennan steps up in intellectual property and technology team in Birmingham office of law firm
Sector push sees profits rise at SGH Martineau
The Birmingham-based firm, which also has an office in London, posted full-year revenues of £27.5 million and profit of £6.8 million, which it said "exceeded expectations"
Russian dirty tricks muddy fracking waters?
Shale offers Europe the best chance to free itself of dependence on Russian gas, if not by extracting its own then by importing the stuff from the US which has plenty to spare.
IPF host seminar on Sharia finance
The Investment Property Forum (IPF) hosted a seminar on Sharia finance for property investment professionals.
Postcard from Indianapolis
All the talk amongst the energy lawyers here is of the shale gas revolution and how it has transformed the US.
New partner boosts SGH Martineau's finance disputes team
Kamran Rehman, who has moved from West End firm Jeffrey Green Russell, is a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association and specialises in commercial and banking disputes and professional negligence actions.
SGH Martineau boost restructuring team with partner hire
Law firm grows insolvency practice with key hire
Brownhills Glass expands reach with £2.4m buyout
Deal to acquire Sussex rival is next step in countrywide expansion says Brownhills' finance chief
Firm's St Patrick's Day festivities
The annual St. Patrick's Day celebration at the Birmingham offices of SGH Martineau was well attended as always.
LDC backs Prism management in £30m buyout
The private equity firm's Birmingham office has supported Prism UK Medical's management as they target new markets.
March of the Makers finally underway?
The much-vaunted 'March of the Makers' may well have stumbled last year but is finally moving again, and at a decent enough rate for now at least.
Gateley claim honours at Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards
Firm picks up award at ICC event after continuing to grow its profile across the country