The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
Manches is helping Condé Nast Publications acquire six titles from the Daily Mail & General Trust. Johansens Guides, which offers global hotel and leisure recommendations, will be known as Condé Nast Johansens from 2003. It will become part of the international group Advance Magazine Publishing, which also owns Vogue, Tatler, GQ and The New Yorker. Matthew Martin, Manches corporate and technology partner, led the takeover team which included commercial and intellectual property partners Peter Stevens and John Rubinstein. Work began in July with an auction of the titles. More than two bidders took part. Martin presented a negotiating agreement and initial comments. Hewitson Becke + Shaw's company and commercial partner Elizabeth Davies led the team advising the Daily Mail & General Trust.