It has been a good week for…

The legal profession in its international capacity. Overseas earning jumped by a whopping 20 per cent in the past year to reach £644m according to the Office for National Statistics.

Dibb Lupton Alsop, which has clinched a £74m deal to buy Blackpool Tower, six piers, a conference centre, and several hotels, on behalf of Leisure Parcs.

Peterborough – the city is to be blessed with a sculpture trail along a 50-mile cycle track, courtesy of Greenwoods Solicitors. The Peterborough Millennium Green Wheel project will cost £11m.

The acquisitions team at Birmingham's Edge & Ellison, whose work for Calor Gas got the firm named number one preferred supplier.