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.
SJ Berwin (Christophe Digoy, Jean Goncalves) and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have advised Cinven on its acquisition of French cable business NC Numericable. NC advised by Gide Loyrette Nouel.
Clifford Chance (Jonny Myers, Ian Bagshaw, Kathy Honeywood) advised Wickes, a member of the Focus Wickes Group, on its £950m acquisition by Travis Perkins. Travis Perkins advised by Linklaters.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Jan-Wilem van der Staay) has advised CVC Capital Partners on its winning bid to acquire the sugar confectionary unit of Dutch food group CSM for €850m (£594.9m). CSM advised by Allen & Overy.
Travers Smith (David Innes, Simon Buckingham) and Osborne Clarke advised Bridgepoint Capital on the acquisition of the £64m UK footwear retailer Faith Group from Jonathan Faith. Faith Group advised by Taylor Wessing.
Ashurst (John McClenahan) advised Mitsui on its multibillion-dollar acquisition of the international genaration portfolio of Edison Mission Energy, in partnership with International Power. International Power advised by Clifford Chance.