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.
SJ Berwin has advised new client Citigroup Property Investors and existing client Arax Properties on their joint €95m (£64.64m) purchase of six properties in North and North East Germany from DIAG Gruppe. The SJ Berwin team was led by Frankfurt real estate partner Sebastian Gronstedt, assisted by associates Thomas Fluegel and Ulrike Janssen. The firm also advised Citigroup and Arax in respect of their debt financing, which is provided by Credit Suisse. German partner Thomas Schrell advised on banking, while German partner Markus Hill advised on tax issues. DIAG Gruppe was represented by Stefan Koch and Joachim Frank from Hoeck & Schlüter.