Norton Rose is the latest in a plethora of firms to get a slice of the Safeways action. The firm is advising Philip Green’s financial backer, West LB, on its possible bid.
The firm has acted for West LB before in connection with a number of the bank's own investments and also on its bid for Railtrack.
Allen & Overy also maintains a strong relationship with West LB, but no doubt has its hands full with instructions from both Morrison’s financial adviser ABN Amro and Wal-Mart’s banker Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.
Corporate finance partners Mark Lloyd Williams and Chris Pearson are leading the Norton Rose team.
Lawrence Graham has been appointed by ABN Amro to advise its trust companies in Jersey and the Cayman Islands on all of their international trust work The move reflects a growing trend by private banks to instruct larger firms with a capacity to deal with increasingly complex trust work. Offshore firms mainly provide a full […]