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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.
Magic circle firm Allen & Overy has shot up 13 places to rank third on the European M&A league tables published by Bloomberg, Thomson Financial and Mergermarket for announced deals.
A&O jumped from 16th to third spot in the Thomson Financial third-quarter M&A league table for announced deals, after advising on 173 deals totalling $178.39bn.
Meanwhile, Clifford Chance knocked magic circle rival Linklaters from the number one spot, advising on 241 deals totalling $235.51bn.
Recent deals for Clifford Chance during the past three months include advising Oger Telecom on its $6.55bn (£3.55bn) acquisition of a 55 per cent stake in Turk Telekom, as well as acting for Temasek Holdings on its purchase of a £3.1bn stake in the Bank of China.
Linklaters slipped to second spot, advising on 168 deals at a total value of $214.2bn.