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Top international firms in London: American pie and chips

14-Apr-2014 | By Lucy Burton

While some US firms had a rougher ride in this year’s survey, the West Coasters have found London a home from home

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Leveraged finance: where did it all go wrong for UK firms?

18-Mar-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Imagine you’re the general counsel of London-based private equity investor BC Partners. You’re sipping on your coffee, hashing out the details of your imminent £382m investment into UK-based business publishing company Mergermarket. 

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Barclays ready for battle over Dewey debts

5-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

It is now two years since the collapse of mammoth firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. But the next chapter in the story of its dramatic spiral into crisis is about to emerge in lurid technicolour following a High Court trial last week.

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Canada: Farm horizons

13-Jan-2014 | By Burhan Khadbai

The food and agribusiness industry is booming, with farmland investments offering alternatives to work in the stalled commodities sector

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The Lawyer Global Litigation Top 50: Flex appeal

9-Dec-2013 | By Matt Byrne

Litigation is an engine room of firms’ earnings but many clients, keen to keep a grip on the purse-strings, are forcing a reworking of fee arrangements

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Latham takes Bakers' crown as number one firm on top 30 international firms ranking

14-Apr-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Latham & Watkins has topped The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the 30 largest international firms in the UK by revenue for the first time, with UK revenue hitting an all-time high of $210.6m. 

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Quinn Emanuel drops out of The Lawyer's international top 30 ranking

14-Apr-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has dropped out of The Lawyer’s annual top 30 international firms in London table this year following the resolution of two of its largest cases during 2013 and a reduction in UK turnover of 28 per cent.

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A&O, Ropes and Latham advise on Altice’s €17bn acquisition of SFR

9-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Allen & Overy, Ropes & Gray and Latham & Watkins have scored instructions on Altice’s acquisition of France’s second-biggest telecom operator SFR.

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