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Briefing Notes

Druces announces strategic merger with Ronaldsons as part of its continued growth

23 March 2018 – Druces has announced its merger with Ronaldsons, the London-based law firm, as part of its continued strategic growth and development. Two Corporate partners, one Commercial Litigation partner and one Property Consultant will join Druces from Ronaldsons on 3 April 2018, together with an Associate and several support staff. The merger, which […]

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Druces advises Summit Therapeutics PLC on £15M fundraising

City-based law firm, Druces, has advised AIM and NASDAQ-listed Summit Therapeutics PLC on its £15.0m fundraising. Summit raised the additional capital through an issue of 8,333,333 new ordinary shares (before expenses) whereby the proceeds will be used to:  accelerate preparatory activities for a placebo controlled clinical trial of the utrophin modulator ezutromid in patients with […]

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Druces shortlisted for six leading European wealth industry awards

City law firm, Druces LLP, has been shortlisted for an impressive six separate awards in the 2018 WealthBriefing European Awards and both CityWealth’s forthcoming 2018 Magic Circle and 2018 Brand Management awards. Wealthbriefing European Awards 2018: Shortlisted for Private Client Law Firm of the Year and Partner Robert Macro, Head of Druces’ International Wealth & Fiduciary team, […]

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Druces Strengthens Corporate & Commercial Team With New Partner Hire

12 February 2018 – Druces is delighted to announce the arrival of Neil Pfister, a specialist Commercial, IT & IP Partner, in our Corporate and Commercial Department. Neil brings his real-life experience at the sharp-end of the IT world to the advice he gives in his core specialism of Commercial Law – in particular the […]

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Islamic Finance Update

Islamic finance update: The arranging bank’s duty of care & the validity and enforceability of English law governed agreements in Islamic finance transactions This update considers two recent Commercial Court decisions which will be of interest and importance to parties involved in Islamic finance transactions. 1) The arranging bank’s duty of care On 7 December […]

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Druces LLP participates in the Holiday Hamper Scheme

This Christmas, Druces LLP have taken part in the Holiday Hamper scheme run by the Junior League of London. The scheme provides hampers filled with gifts, food, toiletries and other essentials for the most vulnerable residents of London during the Christmas period. Druces were assigned two elderly ladies and, with the generous donations from our […]

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Casa Mining Limited acquired by Ortac Resources Limited

Druces LLP, the City-based business and private wealth law firm, has advised client Casa Mining Limited on the acquisition by AIM-quoted Ortac Resources Limited of the Casas shares it did not already own, in a share exchange transaction which will see the selling Casa shareholders own 29 per cent of Ortac. Casa has for some […]

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