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.
Field Fisher Waterhouse (Jon Fife, Teruo Kato) advised the Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry on its project to establish a $95m (£66.5m) chemical plant in the UK. BP, which will construct the chemicals site, was advised by Linklaters (Kirsty Corkum).
Rowe & Maw (Richard Page, Fiona Holland) advised AIM-listed telecommunications company ZipCom on a £6m fund raising by two placings of 133.46 million ordinary shares. Arranger Collins Stewart advised by Memery Crystal.
Addleshaw Booth & Co (Ian McIntosh) advised Portman Building Society on its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of mortgage and asset finance provider Sun Bank worth £86.5m.
Linklaters advised the Strategic Rail Authority on its negotiations with Great North Eastern Railways (GNER) on a two-year extension of the InterCity East Coast franchise. GNER advised by Richards Butler.
Arnold & Porter (Jeremy Willcocks) advised Arrow Therapeutics on the acquisition of Oxford Gene Technology's (OGT) DNA microarray business. OGT advised by Manches.