The Lawyer’s newest product is the most comprehensive overview of the Asia-Pacific legal market yet produced. With rankings of the top 100 local law firms by lawyer headcount as well as analysis of the leading 50 international players in the region, it is essential reading for anyone interested in the strategic future of the world’s fastest growing legal market
Dickinson Dees, Pinsent Masons and Walker Morris have acted on a £48m acquisition of architectural hardware company Carlisle Brass. Pinsent Masons advised Heywood Williams Group, a specialist distributor of architecture hardware, on its acquisition of the company. The deal was arranged by Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets and was funded by a banking syndicate involving Bank of Scotland and National Australia Bank, which were advised in-house. Walker Morris acted for Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets and was led by Peter Considine on the banking side. The team Pinsents was led by Manchester corporate partner Helen Ridge and by banking partner Mark Yates. The vendor of Carlisle Brass, Robin Graham, was advised by Dickinson Dees.