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.
SJ Berwin (Richard Lever) advised online grocer Ocado on its £20m refinancing by investors John Lewis and UBS Warburg. John Lewis was advised by Lovells (Frances Le Grys) and UBS was advised by Linklaters (Richard Youle).
Ashurst Morris Crisp (SiâWithey) advised ABN Amro Trustee on a €200m (£128.6) synthetic collateralised debt obligation of consumer receivables. Arranger ABN Amro Bank was advised by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
Allen & Overy (Angus Duncan) advised Rabobank International and Robeco Alternative Investments on a €250m (£160.8m) bond issue collateralising a E1bn (£643m) portfolio of synthetic obligation entered into by Robeco CDO IV.
Clifford Chance advised Schroder Salomon Smith Barney as sole arranger of the securitisation of commercial mortgage loans by Northern Rock. Northern Rock was advised by Allen & Overy (Julian Tucker).