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Slaughter and May has drawn up a list of four preferred local firms to work with in Australia in the wake of Linklaters’ alliance deal with Allens.
Slaughter and May is considering whether to add US law capability to its Hong Kong base by hiring US-qualified lawyers as part of its regular strategy review.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Slaughter and May have landed roles on a deal that sees UK drinks company Diageo acquire a 53.4 per cent stake in India’s United Spirits.
Ashurst and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have won lead roles on a deal that sees Japanese vinegar manufacturer Mizkan buy popular British sandwich filler Branston Pickle from Premier Foods for £92.5m.
Former Slaughter and May tax partner Richard Carson is poised to resurface at Taylor Wessing after retiring from the magic circle firm in April.
Slaughter and May has taken a lead advisory role alongside US firms Davis Polk & Wardwell and Willkie Farr & Gallagher and Benelux outfit De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek on UK insurer Aviva’s disposal of its remaining stake in Dutch rival Delta Lloyd.
Slaughter and May has moved to strengthen its sub-Saharan African law firm relationships by hosting a conference for 27 firms from 16 countries across the continent.
Allen & Overy (A&O), Linklaters and Slaughter and May are advising as the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) plans to float Direct Line Insurance in one of the biggest IPOs of the year.
Slaughter and May has taken a lead role alongside Cravath Swaine & Moore and Sullivan & Cromwell on drinks company Diageo’s potential acquisition of the tequila brand Jose Cuervo.
Macfarlanes is set to second a partner to Slaughter and May’s Chinese best friend as part of a move to strengthen its relationship with the firm.
Pressure on Treasury to make procurement process transparent sees go-to firm sidelined...
US firm Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe’s City team and Slaughter and May advised as ITV bought the freehold for the London Television Centre from the Coal Pension Properties.
Slaughter and May and Freshfields have announced their March retention rates.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Linklaters and Slaughter and May have won advisory roles on a $1.1bn (£657m) offer to take private Hong Kong-listed investment holding company Guoco Group.
There have been some mixed messages in Asia over the past week. First came Freshfields’ highly-anticipated relaunch in Singapore, confirming the city state’s importance. Then there was Clifford Chance’s shocking move to ask its Singapore capital markets associates to take voluntary sabbaticals, responding to a drop in demand in the market.
DLA Piper and Slaughter and May have advised on debt-laden Premier Foods’ sale of its sweet spreads and jellies business to US buyer Hain Celestial.
Linklaters is understood to be in tie-up talks with Slaughter and May’s Australian best friend Allens Arthur Robinson (AAR), The Lawyer can reveal.
City lawyers at trio of firms land key roles on IPO of UK estate agency.
Slaughter and May joined Dutch duo De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek and Stibbe and a host of additional firms on Philips Electronics’ sale of its lifestyle entertainment business to Japanese company Funai Electric.
Our report on Slaughter and May setting up a panel of LPO providers seems to be proof that outsourcing is here to stay.