Freshfields and Skadden land roles on Pearson’s £844m FT sale to Nikkei


Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom have ...

A&O and Freshfields lead as 888 Holdings wins bwin bidding war


Allen & Overy (A&O) client 888 Holdings has won the bidding war for gaming operator ...

Jones Day and Skadden lead on $12.5bn beauty merger between P&G and Coty


Jones Day and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom have won top roles advising ...

Clifford Chance and Linklaters advise as General Electric continues $100bn asset sell-off


Clifford Chance and Linklaters are the latest firms to have won mandates as General Electric (GE) stays on track to sell $100bn (£63.6bn) worth of assets by the end of the year.

Ashurst, BLP and Shoosmiths act as Ferrero snaps up Thorntons for £112m


Ashurst, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and Shoosmiths ...

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Linklaters and Skadden win roles on Delphi's £1bn purchase of automotive group HellermannTyton

30-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Linklaters is advising technology company Delphi Automotive on its £1.07bn acquisition of HellermannTyton Group, represented by Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom.

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Kerman & Co and Harneys represent blockchain company Coinsilium as it plans Aim listing

30-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Kerman & Co and Harneys are advising Coinsilium on its intention to float on Aim, as it looks to become the first UK blockchain company to go public. 

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Pinsents and Stephenson Harwood among firms exploring Iran opportunities

29-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

A number of major law firms, including Pinsent Masons and Stephenson Harwood, are exploring their options in Iran in the wake of the recent deal ending sanctions against the country.

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Offshore deals, January-June 2015


Firms had a strong and interesting start to 2015. 


Return of the big spenders: fees in public M&A work

6-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Fees are on the rise in public M&A work, but the gap is widening between the billion-pound transactions and those of under £500m.

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Ireland’s lawyers tell a tale of two economies


The country’s domestic economy is now in steady recovery.

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