The Lawyer’s new China Elite report contains the most detailed research available on the PRC legal market and contains unparalleled insight into the country's leading law firms. They vary in size, practice focus and geographic coverage, but they all share one common quality – ambition... 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.
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy and Davis Polk & Wardwell advised on the Rs270bn (£3.16bn) IPO of Reliance Petroleum - India's largest-ever IPO. Reliance has been formed to set up a petroleum refinery and polypropylene plant in the state of Gujarat and will comprise part of the world's largest oil refinery complex. Funding for the plant has been provided by Reliance Industries and institutional shareholders, with additional financing from banks and export credit agencies. Milbank represented the underwriters and the lending banks in Mumbai, led by London-based finance partner Tom Siebens. Davis Polk served as international counsel to Reliance, led by London tax partner John Paton. Indian law advice was provided by Khaitan & Co (for the underwriters), Junnarkar & Associates (for Reliance), and Amanchand Mangaldas (special counsel to the transaction).