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.
Minorplanet Systems acquires 64 per cent of Nasdaq-listed @Track Communications for $150m (£104m). Minorplanet Systems advised by Mishcon de Reya (Grant Gordon, Larry Nathan) and Brown & Wood. @Track Communications advised by Field Fisher Waterhouse (Mark Abell, Andrew Evans, Nick Noble) and Locke Liddell & Sapp. Majority bondholders advised by Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz.
Alta Berkley and 3i make £2.25m equity investment in fibre optic technology company Polatis. Alta Berkley advised by Charles Russell (Mark Moncreiffe). Polatis advised by Hewitson Becke + Shaw. 3i advised in-house.
Nortel Networks' $1.4bn (£1bn) transfer of Cable & Wireless' voice traffic to Voice Over Internet Protocol. Cable & Wireless advised by Shaw Pittman (Andrew Moyle, Trevor Nagel, Jennifer Mattingley). Nortel Networks advised by Baker & McKenzie (Peter Strivens, Richard Hawtin).