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.
Addleshaw Booth & Co (Richard Lee) has advised George Wimpey on the £16.5m sale of Alfred McAlpine Homes Cumbria to Senator Homes. Senator advised by Eversheds. DLA advised the Royal Bank of Scotland, which provided finance.
Nicholson Graham & Jones (Kevin McGuiness, Richard Woolich, Warren Phelops) advised boxing promoter Frank Warren on a £10m joint venture with Sports & Leisure Group. Sports & Leisure advised by Halliwell Landau. Associated fundraiser Corporate Synergy advised by Macfarlanes.
Howard Kennedy (Keith Lassman) has advised Wigmore Group on the acquisition of Speymill Contracts and its £4m listing on AIM. Speymill advised by Philip Speer & Co. Memery Crystal acted for Seymour Ellis, Wigmore's advisers and brokers.
CMS Cameron McKenna (Mike Rich) has advised Quintiles Transnational Corporation on its £18.5m acquisition of the US assets of pharmaceutical company Bioglan Pharma. UK-based Bioglan is in administration. Denton Wilde Sapte is acting for Andersen, the administrators.