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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
This is the one of five deals completed by Lewis Silkin in October for AIM-listed companies. They are Mondas' acquisition of DSR Holdings, Bizspace's purchase of six properties, the IPO of Technology and Internet Property Services as well as two acquisitions, one disposal and a £2.6m fund raising for Upton and Southern Holdings.
The work comes from the firm's relationship with corporate finance house John East & Partners. Head of corporate Clare Grayston established the relationship several years ago.
It is a prime example of a small firm doing what it does best: working with small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Still a burgeoning part of the UK and European economies, SMEs are ideally suited to their equivalent law firms.