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.
Elliott Duffy Garrett (Laurence Mahood) advised British Land joint venture BL Universal on the sale of Connswater Shopping Centre and Retail Park, Belfast, for £47.25m to Northern Ireland property company Killultagh Estates. Killultagh Estates advised by C&H Jefferson (Mark Tinman).
Forsters (Tony Patterson, Craig Eadie) advised a private investor on the £48m purchase of 131 Finsbury Pavement, London EC1, from CapitaLand. Herbert Smith (Michelle Howie) advised CapitaLand.
Beachcroft Wansbroughs (Ivan Kremer) advised the Surrey Hampshire Borders NHS Trust on the completion of the Farnham Local Care Centre PFI. Stephenson Harwood (Peter Walters) advised the consortium led by Norwich Union PPP Fund, including Mill Group, MJ Gleeson and Caxton Facilities Management.
Rowe & Maw (Simon Pullen) advised Nationwide Building Society on a £20m revolving and term loan facility to finance the acquisition of a portfolio of residential investment properties by Bridge Residential Partnership. Clifford Chance (Peter Kilner) advised the purchaser on finance and limited partnership aspects and Charles Russell (Nigel Morton) advised on conveyancing.