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Implications for employers if Scotland votes 'yes' to independence

Nick Dent, a partner in Clyde & Co's employment team comments: "If Scotland votes yes tomorrow, employers with interests and employees in Scotland will be wondering what will change.

Clyde & Co takes 18 ‘Law Firm of the Year’ awards across Asia and MENA regions

Clyde & Co has been awarded 18 ‘Law Firm of the Year’ category wins and 16 Honourable Mentions in an annual survey of over 21,000 in-house counsel and senior company directors across the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions, including being named ‘Most Responsive International Firm’, in the UAE for the fifth year running.

Clyde & Co announce arrival of Stuart McAlpine into the firm's marine finance practice

Stuart is a highly experienced maritime finance lawyer focusing on all aspects of commercial shipping. He joins as a partner at the firm from Mayer Brown's Banking and Finance team where he focused on shipping, offshore and energy particularly related to cross border asset and project finance transactions.

Clyde & Co announce arrival of Jonathan Brown into firm’s professional and commercial disputes group

Jonathan is a highly regarded insurance litigator, having spent the last 12 years working at a number of London firms. Jonathan joins from DWF Fishburns where he was in the firm's construction professional indemnity team.

Clyde & Co advises Econet on USD 300m debt facilities to expand African footprint

A team from Clyde & Co in London and Dar es Salaam recently advised the Econet Wireless Group on three separate secured facilities totalling approximately USD 300 million.

Clyde & Co expands Casualty and Healthcare practice with hires in fraud and disease litigation

Clyde & Co has hired Antonia Ford, formerly of DAC Beachcroft and Judith Martin, formerly of Keoghs, into their Casualty & Healthcare practice.

Clyde & Co MENA strengthens banking & finance practice with addition of Islamic finance partner

Clyde & Co is pleased to announce the appointment of Islamic finance specialist, Adil Hussain as a partner based in the firm’s Abu Dhabi office.

Clyde & Co expands global network by launching in South Africa

Clyde & Co have opened offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town and are now trading in South Africa.

Shale gas expansion faces slow progress in the face of regulatory challenges and unclear guidelines

As the 14th licensing round for shale gas kicks off today, fracking in protected areas such as national parks and "areas of outstanding natural beauty" have been banned, although energy companies have still been given the right to exploit shale gas reserves under private land without consent.

Obesity can be a disability says the Advocate General of the CJEU today

The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), delivered his opinion today on obesity discrimination. He concluded that it is unlawful to discriminate against someone on the grounds of obesity where it has reached such a degree that it hinders participation in professional life.