In brief: Linklaters leads field for infrastructure

Linklaters & Paines has come top in the annual league table of infrastructure projects run by Privatisation International magazine. Linklaters, a clear leader among the top firms, advised on $120 billion of projects during 1994-95. Of the firm's 119 global projects that year, 50 are power projects, 29 in transport, 47 in Western Europe and 58 in Asia. Alan Black, Linklaters' projects group head, said the project work market was expanding at a “tremendous rate”, with rapid growth in numbers of firms competing for it worldwide. Privatisation International said the volume of reported work grew by more than a third compared with the previous year to achieve a figure of over $1.25 trillion for the year to June 1995.