South African firm Webber Wentzel has hired five senior banking lawyers, including the outgoing general counsel of Jardine Matheson, in a boost for its finance team.
Norton Rose Fulbright has posted global revenue of $1.792bn (£1.118bn) in its second financial year since the merger of legacy firms Norton Rose and Fulbright & Jaworski.
A team of six partners led by chairman Rui Amendoeira are quitting Portuguese firm Miranda Correia Amendoeira & Associados, the firm has announced.
Clifford Chance has released the findings of its independent assessment into listed oil and gas company SOCO, which was accused of bribery in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last year.
The African Development Bank (ABD) has facilitated the formation of a new association of independent African firms designed to inform regulators and promote the development of the profession across the continent.
Allen & Overy (A&O), Linklaters and Slaughter and May have picked up the leading roles in Virgin Group and CVC Capital Partners’ sale of 80 per cent of its stake in Virgin Active to South Africa’s Brait for £682m.
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