London US

Latham takes Bakers' crown as number one firm on top 30 international firms ranking

14-Apr-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Latham & Watkins has topped The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the 30 largest international firms in the UK by revenue for the first time, with UK revenue hitting an all-time high of $210.6m. 

Richard East

Quinn Emanuel drops out of The Lawyer's international top 30 ranking

14-Apr-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has dropped out of The Lawyer’s annual top 30 international firms in London table this year following the resolution of two of its largest cases during 2013 and a reduction in UK turnover of 28 per cent.

SFR

A&O, Ropes and Latham advise on Altice’s €17bn acquisition of SFR

9-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Allen & Overy, Ropes & Gray and Latham & Watkins have scored instructions on Altice’s acquisition of France’s second-biggest telecom operator SFR.

London

Weil Gotshal hires restructuring guru Andrew Wilkinson from Goldman

7-Apr-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

Weil Gotshal & Manges has lured Goldman Sachs star Andrew Wilkinson back into legal practice to boost its pan-European restructuring business.  

New York

Patton Boggs vows to defend 'below the belt' claims from US giant Chevron

3-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Washington lobbying firm Patton Boggs is facing a legal battle against oil giant Chevron following a US court ruling that the New York court had jurisdiction to hear fraud claims being pursued against the firm.

Britvic

Britvic launches hunt for new advisers in the US

3-Apr-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Beverage giant Britvic is looking to build an informal panel of advisers in the US off the back the beverage company’s recent 15-year exclusive distribution deal with PepsiCo.

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The Lawyer in the US

California firms in the City sun

15-Apr-2014

West Coast firms are outperforming many of their East Coast or national rivals in the City, The Lawyer’s new ranking of the Top 30 International Firms in London has found

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Americas Analysis

London pen

Top international firms in London: American pie and chips

14-Apr-2014 | By Lucy Burton

While some US firms had a rougher ride in this year’s survey, the West Coasters have found London a home from home

Money

Leveraged finance: where did it all go wrong for UK firms?

18-Mar-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Imagine you’re the general counsel of London-based private equity investor BC Partners. You’re sipping on your coffee, hashing out the details of your imminent £382m investment into UK-based business publishing company Mergermarket. 

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Americas Briefings

Streamline e-discovery download subscription

HP Autonomy 28-Mar-2014

Today’s corporations, law firms and government entities increasingly look to e-discovery solutions to help them respond to a legal matter, a legal hold request or an investigation.

Americas Opinion

London pen

Top international firms in London: American pie and chips

14-Apr-2014 | By Lucy Burton

While some US firms had a rougher ride in this year’s survey, the West Coasters have found London a home from home

Money

Leveraged finance: where did it all go wrong for UK firms?

18-Mar-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Imagine you’re the general counsel of London-based private equity investor BC Partners. You’re sipping on your coffee, hashing out the details of your imminent £382m investment into UK-based business publishing company Mergermarket. 

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toronto canada

PwC acquires Canadian immigration firm

3-Mar-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has acquired Toronto-based immigration law firm Bomza Law Group.

montreal canada

Dentons Canada absorbs 46 Heenan Blaikie lawyers after DLA talks fail

27-Feb-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Dentons Canada has picked up 46 lawyers from collapsed Canadian firm Heenan Blaikie, weeks after DLA Piper pulled out of a deal to acquire a 70-strong team.

montreal canada

Fasken pounces on seven-strong Heenan Blaikie employment team

13-Feb-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Canadian firm Fasken Martineau has become the latest to benefit from the collapse of rival Heenan Blaikie, picking up seven employment lawyers and two corporate specialists in Montréal.

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London US

Latham takes Bakers' crown as number one firm on top 30 international firms ranking

14-Apr-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Latham & Watkins has topped The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the 30 largest international firms in the UK by revenue for the first time, with UK revenue hitting an all-time high of $210.6m. 

Richard East

Quinn Emanuel drops out of The Lawyer's international top 30 ranking

14-Apr-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has dropped out of The Lawyer’s annual top 30 international firms in London table this year following the resolution of two of its largest cases during 2013 and a reduction in UK turnover of 28 per cent.

SFR

A&O, Ropes and Latham advise on Altice’s €17bn acquisition of SFR

9-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Allen & Overy, Ropes & Gray and Latham & Watkins have scored instructions on Altice’s acquisition of France’s second-biggest telecom operator SFR.

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