Press releases

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DAC Beachcroft Appoints New Head of National Planning Team

29 July 2014

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has appointed Anita Rivera as a partner and the new Head of its Planning and Environmental team.

DAC Beachcroft Helps Shape Law Commission Data Sharing Report

17 July 2014

Law firm DAC Beachcroft LLP has been instrumental in a report on Data Sharing by the Law Commission that could help shape future legislation for the benefit of local government, health and independent care sectors.

DAC Beachcroft Advises on Reverse Takeover of Premaitha Health

9 July 2014

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has advised Panmure Gordon and Cairn Financial Partners on the £10.5 million reverse takeover of leading DNA analysis company, Premaitha Health, by global investment group, ViaLogy.

DAC Beachcroft Named 'Legal Advisors Of The Year' For Second Year Running At Health Investor Awards

12 June 2014

The Health team at DAC Beachcroft was named Legal Advisors of the Year (Public) at last night's HealthInvestor Awards, which celebrate excellence and innovation in the healthcare sector.

DAC Beachcroft Expands in Asia with an eye on Korea

11 June 2014

International law firm DAC Beachcroft LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of Jae Ha Kwon to its Asian insurance and reinsurance practice.

DAC Beachcroft Advises on New Luxury Hotel in Newcastle

9 June 2014

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has advised Metnor Construction Limited on the design and build of a major new Hampton by Hilton hotel in the centre of Newcastle.

Winklehof Decision - LLP Members Have Protection When Whistleblowing

21 May 2014

The Supreme Court has today (21 May 2014) given its long-awaited decision in the appeal brought by Krista Bates van Winklehof against Clyde & Co, following her expulsion from the firm in January 2011.

DAC Beachcroft Reacts To Landmark Court of Appeal Ruling on Consequential Losses in Riots Damages Case

20 May 2014

In a landmark ruling, the Court of Appeal today overturned the first instance decision that section 2 of the Riot (Damages) Act 1886 does not allow recovery for consequential losses. This is the first case to address the meaning of the Act in these terms.

DAC Beachcroft Appoints New Partner in Dublin

13 May 2014

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has continued its recent investment in Dublin with the appointment of partner Gary Rice to its Global group.

DAC Beachcroft Advises Probability Plc on £18m Takeover

6 May 2014

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has advised longstanding client Probability Plc, a leading mobile phone gaming company, on its £18 million takeover by GTECH UK Interactive Ltd. The offer was effected by way of a scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006.

DAC Beachcroft Advises On Takeover of Millennium Trilogy Publishing House

2 May 2014

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has advised longstanding client Quercus Publishing Plc on its £12.6 million takeover by Hodder & Stoughton, a UK division of French publishing house, Hachette.

DAC Beachcroft Health Employment Team Wins Tender For NHS Property Services

1 May 2014

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has been appointed as sole law advisers to NHS Property Services for its HR needs following a rigorous and competitive tender process.

DAC Beachcroft Secures Senior Appointments to London Real Estate Team

30 April 2014

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has appointed partner Paul Hicks and associate Angharad Davies to its London Commercial Real Estate team.

DAC Beachcroft Advises SintecMedia Ltd on Acquisition of Pilat Media Global plc

28 April 2014

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has advised Israeli company SintecMedia Ltd and its wholly-owned UK subsidiary Sintec Media Software Limited on their acquisition of Pilat Media Global Plc for £63.3 million.

DAC Beachcroft Claims Validation Team Boosted With The Appointment Of Four New Partners

15 April 2014

International law firm DAC Beachcroft is strengthening its national Claims Validation Team (CVT) with the appointment of four new partners.

DAC Beachcroft Appoints Two New Board Members

14 April 2014

International law firm DAC Beachcroft is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Non-Executive Director and a new Group Finance Director.

Extension Of Pilot Scheme Will Help GPs Catch Up To Other Health Providers, Says Health Tech Expert

14 April 2014

A pilot scheme to help give people increased access to their GPs has been dramatically extended.

DAC Beachcroft Announces Annual Partner Promotions for 2014

9 April 2014

International law firm DAC Beachcroft is pleased to announce the appointment of 16 new partners with effect from 1 May 2014. The promotions take total partner numbers to 256.

2014 DAC Beachcroft Mooting Shield Won By BPP Law School Manchester

7 April 2014

The fifth Mooting Shield competition final hosted by international law firm DAC Beachcroft has been won by a team from BPP Law School Manchester.

New Research: Companies Turning Away From Exclusivity Clauses In Zero Hours Contracts

4 April 2014

Employers appear only to use exclusivity clauses in limited situations, according to brand new research conducted by international law firm DAC Beachcroft.