London

A&O and Ashurst win key roles on £680m Jurys Inn hotel chain sale

28-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Allen & Overy (A&O), Ashurst, Dillon Eustace and William Fry have won key mandates advising on the £680m acquisition of the Jurys Inn hotel chain by US private equity group Lone Star.

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Sovereign Housing Association adds four firms to 14-strong legal panel following review

27-Jan-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Sovereign Housing Association, the largest social housing provider for the south and southwest of England, has grown its legal panel by 40 per cent, adding four firms to its roster of advisors.

London

Goodwin Procter and Mayer Brown pick up key roles on £327m sale of Tower Place 
 


26-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart, Natalie Stanton

Goodwin Procter and Mayer Brown have advised on the sale of the City’s Tower Place to Chinese insurance giant Ping An.

Manchester

Pannone Corporate to take up residence in iconic local chapel

19-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Pannone Corporate is preparing to move to dedicated premises on 2 February, one year after the firm’s demerger from legacy Pannone.

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Bates Wells Braithwaite goes open-plan and paper-light in KWM office space takeover

16-Jan-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) has moved into the first floor of King & Wood Mallesons’ (KWM) office space, shrinking its square footage as a result of going open plan.

London

DWF bulks up City corporate and banking teams with DLA, Ince hires

14-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

DWF has appointed Ince & Co head of corporate insurance Richard Britain and DLA Piper banking partner Christian Francis in London.

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