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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.
Clifford Chance, Linklaters, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Sullivan & Cromwell have led on the $13.5bn (£8.20bn) sale of Barclays Global Investors to BlackRock.
Clifford Chance corporate partners Guy Norman and Patrick Sarch represented Barclays in the UK, alongside Los Angeles-based Sullivan & Cromwell partners Alison Ressler and Eric Krautheimer, and firm chairman Rodgin Cohen. BlackRock turned to Skadden New York partners Richard Prins, Franklin Gittes, Sean Doyle and Barnet Phillips, who worked with Linklaters corporate partner Olivia McKendrick and financial markets partner Michael Kent.