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.
Baker & McKenzie, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary and North West London firm Solomon Taylor & Shaw all advised on the sale of the iconic Sugar Puffs cereal brand to Big Bear. The deal is expected to complete in early September. Solomon Taylor advised the buyers, led by the firm's senior and managing partner Raymond Taylor. The seller, PepsiCo, was advised both by its in-house team, led by Joanne Averiss, and by Baker & McKenzie, led by corporate partner Gordon Low. DLA Piper acted for Barclays, which provided Big Bear with a £22m debt package to complete the purchase. DLA Piper was led by banking partner Matt Morgan.