A view from inside the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) in Sochi

Posted on February 24, 2014

As I have mentioned before, my office is located in the International Broadcast Centre (IBC). The IBC is the beating heart of broadcast operations at big sports events. The feeds from all 450+ cameras from the various venues are sent to the IBC to be accessed by broadcasters, a lot of whom have their main […]

What is a lawyer doing at the Olympic Games?

Posted on February 22, 2014

People have been asking Raj Koria, “what’s a lawyer doing at the Games?” thinking that it bears no relation to my day job, where I am locked away in an office with no fresh air or sunlight, drafting contracts day and night (or at least that is what they think my day job is like). […]

Halebury continues growth with appointment of experienced GC from the TMT sector

Posted on February 18, 2014

Halebury this week welcomed to the team Anne Todd who has an extensive track record working as a General Counsel and in senior legal positions within the TMT sector. Anne brings with her over 20 years’ experience in complex and high value commercial contracts and corporate transactions in the UK and internationally. Anne has a […]

A lawyer’s view on the first week of the Sochi Games

Posted on February 17, 2014

It has been 10 long and hectic days since Raj Koria’s arrival in Sochi – below is his review of all things Olympics. Most of my time was spent on preparations for the opening ceremony and through the crucial opening weekend. Having read the media coverage of Sochi with interest, I have been comparing it to […]

Touchdown in Sochi the Russian Olympic experience begins

Posted on February 9, 2014

The trip to Sochi is the culmination of the last three and a half years spent working on media rights deals for the Games for one of our consultants, Raj Koria. I have had the privilege of being involved with the commercial rights of some great sporting events over the years and the best part has […]

Halebury continues expansion with appointment of ex Airwave GC and Company Secretary of FTSE 250 PLC

Posted on December 11, 2013

This week, Halebury welcomes Rachael Davidson, ex GC of Airwave, and Kate Bennett, formerly of Baker and McKenzie, to their team of in-house legal experts. Rachael joins Halebury from her role as General Counsel and Company Secretary at Airwave. Prior to this, she held senior in-house roles at O2, Genie Mobile and ExxonMobil in Australia. […]

Halebury’s Janvi Patel wins "Red Hot Women of the Year" award

Posted on December 3, 2013

Halebury was celebrating last night as Founder and Chairwoman Janvi Patel won a prestigious Red Hot Women Award through Red Magazine. Janvi was listed alongside other high profile award winners from the world of business, science, education, media and the arts including Mary Berry CBE ( recipe writer and Judge on the Great British Bake […]

Halebury boosts employment team with employment law specialist Mitchell Bell

Posted on November 14, 2013

Halebury is delighted to welcome experienced employment lawyer Mitchell Bell to its employment team. Mitchell is a senior employment lawyer with 16 years’ expertise in all areas of employment law. He has significant experience of outsourcing, reorganisations and managing multi-jurisdictional and domestic complex employment law projects across a broad range of industries and sectors, including technology, telecoms, […]

No Flex Please, We’re British! Denise Nurse hosts panel debate on flexible working

Posted on October 23, 2013

Following the controversial decision of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to ban all telecommuting and working from home for her employees, specialist recruitment agency Ambition invited a panel of industry experts to further debate the topic of flexible working, hosted by Halebury Founder and CEO Denise Nurse. The event generated a lively discussion. Over 40 business […]

Halebury’s team is further bolstered with addition of experienced corporate and commercial lawyer

Posted on October 21, 2013

Halebury is delighted to welcome senior  lawyer Gavin Persaud to the team. Gavin is a well-rounded corporate and commercial lawyer with a strong transaction and compliance background, particularly in the TMT and Financial Services sectors. Gavin worked in the TMT practices of leading law firms Eversheds and Osborne Clarke before making the move in-house to […]