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.
This is the largest contract so far that uses the new NHS standard form project agreement. It involves a hospital's refurbishment and part new build, the construction of two new ambulatory core centres, and facilities maintenance over the life of the contract.`Summit, advised by Jan Sanders at Ashursts, consists of McAlpine Healthcare, Building & Property (now Interservefm) and Bank of Scotland. Siemens Healthcare Services was also party to the deal and was advised by Nabarro Nathanson.`The deal was financed by a £71m bond issue arranged by the Royal Bank of Scotland, a £70m loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) and £19m of loan stock and equity from Summit's shareholders. The EIB loan is index linked and it is the first time it has provided a facility of this nature.