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.
Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw (Richard Page, Fiona Holland) advised Herald Ventures as underwriter to a £2.32m placing and open offer by Manpower Software. Manpower advised by Gouldens.
Middleton Potts (David Rabagliati) advised Chinese state-owned company China National Cereals Oils & Foodstuffs Import & Export Corporation in the negotiation and conclusion of a $20m (£13.8m) contract for the procurement of machinery for a rice processing plant in the Jiangxi province. Buhler BmbH of Germany, one of the machinery vendors, was advised in-house. Uruguayan vendor CSI Ingenieros advised by Perez del Castillo-Navarro-Inciarte-Gari in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Macfarlanes (Ian Martin) advised Virgin on the establishment of Virgin HomePhone, a joint venture with London Electricity. London Electricity advised by Denton Wilde Sapte.
Wragge & Co (Andy Stylianou) advised Aberdeen Murray Johnstone Private Equity on its £3.6m investment into Astraeus, the UK's newest charter airline. Astraeus's management team advised by Blake Lapthorn.