The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
Macfarlanes and Walker Morris have bagged lead roles on Vision Capital's proposed £160m acquisition of a portfolio of businesses from Northern Foods. Macfarlanes advised investment firm Vision Capital, which entered four auction processes and made an offer to acquire all four businesses in the one transaction. Completion is expected in early 2007. Corporate partner Garrett Hayes led the Macfarlanes team, which included banking partner Bronwen Jones. Property partner Steven Pitchford provided real estate advice. Leeds-based Walker Morris advised the UK-based Northern Foods. The team was led by corporate partner Paul Emmett.