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Last week, The Lawyer reported on Pfizer’s $160bn merger with Allergan, in which over 10 firms are acting on one of the largest healthcare transactions in history.
Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has jumped six places in the corporate client rankings following its upcoming merger with Gowlings, while Slaughter and May continues to lead with 114 clients.
A raft of national firms including Addleshaw Goddard, DWF and Pinsent Masons are both understood to have won roles on Capita’s commercial panel review, which concluded this month.
Cross-border teams from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Sullivan & Cromwell are advising on the €1.7bn (£1.2bn) tie-up between banking technology companies Wincor Nixdorf and Diebold in Germany and the US.
Dechert partner Corinna Mitchell has joined Pemberton Asset Management as its first general counsel.