City Latest Deals


Dutch firm Van Doorne relaunches in London with Boekel hires

11-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Dutch firm Van Doorne is reopening its London office, six years after pulling out from the City, and is hiring three partners from rival Boekel de Nerée.


Freshfields' Rawding to replace Partasides as City arbitration chief

8-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has appointed Nigel Rawding to head up its arbitration practice in the City.


Cleary, Linklaters, Freshfields advise on €40bn Lafarge Holcim merger

8-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

A mammoth team of advisors including Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters has turned out to advise Lafarge and Swiss giant Holcim in their €40bn merger.


Covington & Burling advises life sciences company Horizon on AIM IPO

7-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Covington & Burling has advised new client Horizon Discovery on its admission to the Aim market, as the biotech market continues to pick up in the UK.

James Quarmby

Stephenson Harwood launches City private wealth practice

7-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Stephenson Harwood has appointed Thomas Eggar’s international and business taxation head James Quarmby to spearhead the growth of its private wealth practice.

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All clear on M&A deals front

3-Feb-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Two years after the Takeover Code transparency rejig, we ask if firms are feeling the benefit, and comb through recent M&A fees

Battersea Power Station

London’s Nine Elms: who’s getting a piece of the action

25-Nov-2013 | By Kate Beioley

Lawyer exits and entrances have made for a complex cast list of firms benefitting from the redevelopment of the Battersea Power Station area


Finance Top 15: the very slow road to recovery

18-Nov-2013 | By Natalie Stanton

Finance practices’ flickering flame of hope was soon snuffed out in 2012/13, as banks remained hobbled by litigation and the glow of Asian salvation proved a false dawn. By Natalie Stanton


City analysis: Star signs

11-Nov-2013 | By Natalie Stanton

From Coronation Street to Legoland to Serie A football – glamorous transactions were grist for the mill last month, gilding the lily of big energy and infrastructure deals


Litigation: all rise, as regulation and merger-mania drive growth

4-Nov-2013 | By Katy Dowell, Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

DLA Piper, HSF and DWF benefit from consolidation, while Freshfields’ global view makes it leader of the RPP pack, with a cool £4.5m. By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart