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.
Gouldens (Tom Budd) and Shepherd & Wedderburn (Nick Ryden) advised Pillar Property on its partnership with Capital & Regional to develop Glasgow's first shopping park. DJ Freeman (Graham Barber) and Cole & Co (Ron Cole) advised Capital & Regional.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher (Nick Turner) advised Dynegy on the disposal of its existing headquarters at 4/5 Grosvenor Place, London SW1, to Spectron Group and its move to new headquarters at St Martins Property Investments' refurbished building in Richmond, Surrey. Gouldens (Graeme Taylor) advised Spectron. Stephenson Harwood (Richard Light, Chris Bujac) advised St Martins.
Lawrence Graham (Sarah Hind) advised the National Lottery Commission on a 10-year lease of 6,320 sq ft at £57 per sq ft at 101 Wigmore Street, London W1, from AXA Sun Life for its new national headquarters. DJ Freeman (Julia Hannam) advised AXA.
Denton Wilde Sapte (Nichola West) advised Equitable Life on its sale of four offices to Estates & General in a £64.8m cash deal. Lawrence Graham (John Lean) advised Estates & General.
Davies Arnold Cooper (Robert Lee) advised Crest Nicholson Residential on the acquisition of the 51.4 hectares (127 acre) former Napsbury Hospital site near St Albans, Hertfordshire, from NHS Estates. Macfarlanes (Rachel Booth) advised NHS Estates.
Simmons & Simmons (Alan Butler) advised Deka Immobilien International on the £56m sale of the Marlowes Shopping Centre in Hemel Hempstead to a purchaser controlled by an overseas investment company. Martineau Johnson advised the purchaser.