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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.
Lawyers from Linklaters & Paines are breathing a sigh of relief at the end of complex negotiations to finance what will be one of Europe's largest shopping centres, Bluewater, in Kent.
A team of five partners and five assistants, including property partner Martin Elliott and property tax partner Simon Clark, worked for a year with the developer Lend Lease, to negotiate the arrangements for the 1.65million sq ft development. Marks & Spencer, John Lewis and House of Fraser have already reserved stores.
A syndicate of three bank investment companies, advised by Cameron Markby Hewitt and Wilde Sapte, are taking a £375m equity share in the development, while Prudential Assurance, represented by Lovell White Durrant, is taking a 15 per cent rent share.