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.
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.