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.
Berwin Leighton Paisner (John Bennett) advised new client Resources Connection on its acquisition of the executive search and selection and interim management business of Ernst & Young in the UK. Tite & Lewis advised Ernst & Young.
Charles Russell (Michael Scott) advised Reichhold on its sale of the Swift adhesives business to Forbo Holding of Switzerland in a deal worth $210m (£144.2m). Norton Rose (Martin Scott) advised Forbo.
Nabarro Nathanson (Gwen Buchan) advised the Mayflower Corporation on its £66.7m rights issue. Linklaters (Greg Mulley, David Holdsworth) advised joint lead underwriters Credit Suisse First Boston and KBC Peel Hunt.
Ashurst Morris Crisp (Charlie Geffen, Carl Meyntjens, Frédéric Pinet) advised AMI Semiconductor and Francisco Partners in connection with the acquisition of the mixed signal division of Alcatel MicroElectronics from STMicroelectronics. Clifford Chance (Paris) advised STMicroelectronics. Alcatel was advised in-house.