18 October 2010
A&L Goodbody, Clifford Chance and Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson have landed the mandates advising private equity house Permira on its acquisition of a majority stake in Irish healthcare equipment manufacturer Creganna.
AGHA & Shamsi, the Abu Dhabi firm established by DLA Piper’s former head of Islamic finance Oliver Agha, is poised to expand into Dubai.
As head of dispute resolution at BAE Systems, Joanna Talbot is faced with finding strategic ways to manage disputes at a company that comes under close scrutiny from the authorities. By Andrew Pugh
As more international firms arrive, local players expand and competition increases, Brazil is finally starting to realise its potential.
Brazil’s largest law firm by headcount, Siqueira Castro Advogados, has merged with São Paulo tax boutique Advocacia Lunardelli.
Clifford Chance, Maples Teesdale and McGrigors have advised on the disposal of a distressed property portfolio to Legal & General (L&G) Property.
The Lawyer asks four leading practitioners how they envisage the global litigation market shaping up over the next five years.
Clifford Chance is expanding its Indian legal support centre, with the number of lawyers working at its New Delhi facility set to grow to 40.
Dewey & LeBoeuf has strengthened its real estate practice in Warsaw with a team of lawyers from Salans.
High stakes: who’s who in the $20bn transatlantic litigation market
Olswang has snared a new client in the form of airport services group Dnata after acting for it on the £165m purchase of in-flight caterer Alpha Flight Group from Autogrill.
Linklaters former managing partner Tony Angel has left his job at Standard & Poor’s (S&P) to become chief executive at telehealth company Vantage Diagnostics.
Most managing partners miss everyday practice when they take up a position in management. But George Davies managing partner Mark Hovell has found a way to keep up his legal work while indulging his love of sport and continuing to run the Manchester-based firm.
Real estate is currently the largest practice area at Hamlins, but if managing partner Nigel Mason gets his way that might not be the case for much longer.
The recently established Housing Associations’ Legal Alliance (HALA) has appointed its first panel of legal advisers, the latest in a series of organisations seeking to pool legal resources ahead of impending public sector cuts.
Law firms will always be willing to be players in lucrative soccer deals
Mr Justice Floyd grants injunction to stop Hicks and Gillett breaking up the Liverpool FC board and rules that the American duo had no right to try to halt the sale of the club.
Powell Gilbert has confirmed the appointment of trademark specialist Anna Carboni as a partner.
For most lawyers starting out in the profession, partnership is the target to aim at.
Portugal’s largest law firm PLMJ has tied up with China’s Dacheng Law Offices to tap into Chinese investment in Portuguese-speaking African countries.
The coalition Government has moved swiftly since the election to announce proposals which will impact substantially on the regulatory landscapes of the health and social care professions.
Solicitors’ watchdog stops short of creating separate division for leading firms
In an uncertain world where transactions are down, it makes sense to qualify as a litigator, right?
Johnny Depp was doing the rounds recently. You may have noticed the Pirates of the Caribbean star popping up at a London school in full Captain Jack Sparrow costume after one of the children wrote to him asking him to help out in a mutiny against her teachers.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Sullivan & Cromwell have taken the lead roles as Russian internet group Mail.ru last week began marketing its London IPO.
Weightmans managing partner Paddy Gaul is not a man given to making bold statements.
?What was your first ever job?Delivering milk at the age of 11.