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.
Craig Adas, the managing partner of Weil's Silicon Valley office, advised longstanding client Getty Images on the $2.4bn (£1.21bn) transaction. The deal will see Getty Images' shareholders receive $34 (£17.10) per share. The photographic distributor announced that it was exploring sale opportunities last month.
New York-based Simpson Thacher partner Brian Stadler and Silicon Valley-based partner Chad Skinner are leading the team advising Hellman & Friedman. The firm has been instructed on a number of mandates for the private equity house, including its acquisition of 48 per cent of business services company Emdeon Business Services earlier this month.