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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.
A raft of firms across Europe have been drafted in to advise on the €3bn (£2.04bn) auction of Endemol, the makers of the Big Brother reality television series.
LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae client Telefonica is selling its 75 per cent stake in the Amsterdam-listed group to a multinational consortium that comprises Mediaset, the broadcasting company of former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, its Spanish subsidiary Telecinco, Endemol founder John de Mol’s investment fund Cyrte, and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners.
Clifford Chance’s Amsterdam office and Italian independent Chiomenti Studio Legale advised the consortium. Chiomenti has long had ties to Berlusconi and his business empire.