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.
Herbert Smith (Michelle Howie) advised Hammerson UK Properties on the disposal of its interest in the Queensmere Centre, Slough, to a private property company for £105m. DJ Freeman (David Coupe, Peter Taylor) advised the purchaser.
Maples Teesdale (Declan Power) advised Royal & SunAlliance Property Investments on the forward purchase of a prime retail warehouse development of 130,000sq ft in Stoke-on-Trent, from Sheffield-based developer Henry Boot. The total commitment will be approximately £25m and the scheme is pre-let to B&Q at £13.25 per sq ft. Irwin Mitchell (Martyn Holland) advised Henry Boot.
Ashurst Morris Crisp (Anthony Burnett-Scott) advised Bovis Lend Lease Holdings and Stanhope on their roles in the Exchequer Partnership Consortium's deal to extend the Cabinet War Rooms Museum and create the Churchill Museum facilities. Denton Wilde Sapte advised Halifax, the funder. Berwin Leighton Paisner advised HM Treasury. Allen & Overy advised Ambac Financial Group. CMS Cameron McKenna advised the trustees of the Imperial War Museum.