City Latest Deals
Over 16 law firms are advising on the new Nine Elms regeneration area on the South Bank marking one of the biggest redevelopment projects to hit London in recent years.
DLA Piper has taken a high yield and leveraged finance partner from Clifford Chance’s London office as both firms push for more firepower in their high-yield teams.
Canadian firm Gowlings’ EMEA head of energy, infrastructure and mining David Shasha has left the firm (1 November).
Ashurst real estate partner Matthew Hooton has quit the firm, making him the second partner to leave the practice in as many weeks.
Structural steel firm Severfield-Rowen, which provided steel for London’s Shard building and the 2012 Olympic stadium, has appointed its first in-house lawyer in the shape of former Pinsent Masons partner Mark Sanderson.
Lawyer exits and entrances have made for a complex cast list of firms benefitting from the redevelopment of the Battersea Power Station area
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
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
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
Good old British household names dominated the deals listings in September, with Ribena and Royal Mail leading the iconic pack. By Natalie Stanton