The Lawyer Africa Elite 2014 features an in-depth look at 46 leading independent firms’ strategies in 15 key sub-Saharan jurisdictions, as well as the views of in-house counsel from some of Africa’s largest companies... Read more
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
In the space of regional expansion, Clifford Chance and Duane Morris have hit the headlines after moving into Indonesia and Shanghai respectively.
In the corporate arena, Japanese drinks group Suntory has kicked off the year with the $16bn acquisition of US spirits maker Beam. US duo Cleary Gottlieb and Sidley Austin scored lead roles on the transaction, becoming the latest beneficiaries of the growing waves of Asian outbound investment.