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 advised Hilton on the £336m sale and leaseback of 10 of its hotels. Hilton retains a 40 per cent stake in the hotels. The other 60 per cent will be owned by Rotch and hotel investors Farnsworth, advised by Herbert Smith, and Bank of Scotland, advised by Maclay Murray & Spens.
Druces & Attlee and Lawrence Graham advised London Life, represented by Henderson Global Investors, on the £19m disposal of six industrial properties to Ropemaker Properties. Ropemaker, the property holding arm of the BP Pension Fund, advised by Linklaters.
Linklaters (Anne Byrne) acted for Development Securities on its agreement with the London Development Agency and Standard Life for the development of the Royals Business Park in London's Docklands. Herbert Smith advised Standard Life and Nabarro Nathanson advised the London Development Agency.