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.
Durlacher Corporation forms joint venture and alliance with venture capitalist BMP. Durlacher advised by SJ Berwin (Jonathan Metliss). BMP advised in-house.
Stessa makes £68.7m bid to take property investment company Moorfield Group private. Stessa advised by CMS Cameron McKenna (Barney Hearnden). Moorfield advised by Herbert Smith (Nigel Farr).
Abbott Laboratories acquires BASF's pharmaceuticals business for $6.9bn (£4.7bn) cash. Abbott advised by Jones Day Reavis & Pogue (Libby Kitslaar). BASF advised by Hengeler Mueller Weitzel Wirtz (Michael Baumgartl).
Perry Group sells its motor division to Pearlglass, a newco formed by two members of the motor division's management team. Perry Group advised by Ashurst Morris Crisp (Susan Roy). Pearlglass advised by Hewitson Becke + Shaw. Financiers Bank of Scotland and Capital Bank advised by Davies Wallis Foyster.