The Lawyer Africa Elite 2014 features an in-depth look at 46 leading independent firms’ strategies in 15 key sub-Saharan jurisdictions, as well as the views of in-house counsel from some of Africa’s largest companies... Read more
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.
BPE Solicitors has scooped its first instruction from Hexagon Human Capital, advising on its £30m listing on AIM. The Birmingham-based firm advised the company on its successful placing of six million shares at 165p each, raising around £10m. Corporate partner Anthony Rudge led the team advising on the IPO. Leightons Solicitors, led by corporate partner Cameron Sunter, picked up the role advising Brewin Dolphin, the sole nominated broker and nominated adviser. Hexagon intends to put the new funds towards acquisitions, clearing debt and working capital. Last December the company purchased UK-based interim management provider BIE.