Slaughters beats rivals to Standard Life posting

Slaughter and May has won out against a slew of City firms for the coveted role as legal adviser on the demutualisation of Standard Life. The demutualisation will be the first time that Slaughters has acted for the company, which undertook a review of its legal panel, beginning in March, in preparation for the mandate. Dundas & Wilsonwill act on the Scottish aspects of the deal.

First revealed on 21 June