Latham & Watkins has topped The Lawyer’s list of the top 30 international firms in London after its 2014 UK revenue rose 27 per cent to $267m.
The firm edged out White & Case and Baker & McKenzie in the annual ranking, which this year reveals a burgeoning international market. This year’s list saw Morrison & Foerster, legacy Edwards Wildman and McDermott Will & Emery disappear from the rankings, with their places taken by Dentons, King & Wood Mallesons and new entry King & Spalding.
The report features an interview with Latham’s managing partner Jay Sadanandan, in which she reveals the secrets to the firm’s success.
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- Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Ropes & Gray have advised Endo International on its $8.05bn acquisition of rival Par Pharmaceutical Holdings
- Former Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Peter Gray has accused the firm of advising him not to seek independent counsel during an internal investigation following accusations he had deliberately misled the High Court
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