The Lawyer Africa Elite 2014 features an in-depth look at 46 leading independent firms’ strategies in 15 key sub-Saharan jurisdictions, as well as the views of in-house counsel from some of Africa’s largest companies... 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.
McGrigors and Kirkland & Ellis have scored the lead roles on the wind-down of a £434m fund containing the Bank of Scotland’s investments in UK PFI/PPP infrastructure assets. Almost half of the fund was sold to a group of four UK pension fund investors. The McGrigors team advising the Bank of Scotland was led by partner Michael Watson with assistance from partner Euan McVicar. Kirkland & Ellis advised the buyers.