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.
Field Fisher Waterhouse (FFW) advised on the £70m acquisition and AIM flotation of Chinese media outfit Sun TV Shop. The newly formed company will sell Western luxury brands in China through TV shopping channels, the internet and mobile phones. FFW advised Sun TV Shop on the acquisition of a telecoms network and a host of Chinese television rights from Sun Media Group. Sun TV Shop was admitted to AIM with a value of £72m. The deal is the first flotation of a Chinese media company on AIM. London-based corporate partner Alex Woodfield led the FFW team. DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary partner Horace Wenn advised Sun Media. Hywel Phillip at Richards Butler advised brokers Corporate Synergy.