IT was the place to be in April, with Shearman involved in the sale of the ‘Chinese Twitter’ and Hogan Lovells in on the biggest corporate bond offering the world has ever seen, at Apple
Copyright lawyers want legislation reformed and simplified to create a level playing field for movie distribution channels
After a testing time with CVC, Clifford Chance now seems poised to lose Carlyle. David Walker’s departure means young guns must step up if the team is to stay strong
Early indications are that recent law firm mergers with Australians are producing the hoped-for results in terms of cross-referrals
Last week’s news that Clifford Chance global head of private equity David Walker is leaving to join Latham & Watkins in London marks yet another major departure from the magic circle firm’s practice, following six previous key partner exits from the firm’s funds, tax or buyouts teams since 2009.
Ashurst and Slaughter and May have advised on online retail group Ocado’s delivery deal with supermarket chain Wm Morrison Supermarkets.
Travers Smith and Ogier take further roles on planned £1.4bn float
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has taken the lead role for longstanding client Severn Trent on a potential bid from a Canadian, Kuwaiti and UK consortium reportedly valuing the target at £5bn.
Freshfields leads for South Staffordshire seller Alinda Capital Partners after taking 2012 merger role
Stephenson Harwood acts for buyer on UK debut after referral from Hong Kong base