Ogier has advised on the purchase of landmark office building 10 Canons Way in Bristol. Ogier advised on both the Jersey and BVI law aspects of the £95.5m purchase of the fully-let 176,611 sq ft building by South Korean investors, through its Jersey-based Jersey and BVI teams. The investors are advised by Knight Frank Investment Management, and Ogier worked with lead counsel Ashurst.
Which firm has the best performing private equity practice in the City? It is the ultimate mark of virility for US firms, with Latham & Watkins and Kirkland & Ellis both standing out as having stellar practices. But despite the power of the dollar and propensity for US funds, virtually every PE head in London singles out Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for leading the way in the field.