Herbert Smith, Slaughter and May and Ashurst have all landed top roles on the £40bn nationalisation of Bradford & Bingley (B&B)...
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Slaughter and May has announced plans to apply for a licence to set up an office in Beijing and co-locate with two of its “best friend” firms, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek of the Netherlands and Uría Menéndez of
Slaughter and May has held onto its position as the firm with the largest number of FTSE 100 clients, significantly ahead of its nearest rival Linklaters.
Figures compiled by Legal Week and The American Lawyer show that three UK firms make it into the global top 10 by PEP — Slaughter and May, Linklaters and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. In contrast, seven US firms make
Slaughter and May is set to strengthen its ties in the emerging markets with the magic circle law firm looking to upgrade its secondment program to help build its international connections. The elite City firm is
Dewey & LeBoeuf has snared a lead advisory role alongside City royalty Slaughter and May to advise one of the front-runners in the race to acquire the insurance business of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). Dewey is
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Slaughter and May have advised on the £2.2bn merger of equals between market UK research company Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS) and Germany's GfK. TNS was represented by Freshfields
US litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges has bolstered its new London presence with the hire of a trio of associates. Matthew Bunting joins from Slaughter and May, Lucy Pert from Freshfields
Despite significant drops in the partnership track this year for the London offices of a number of firms including Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Clifford Chance, the track to partnership at the UK’s leading firms
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Macfarlanes and Hammonds have become the latest law firms to convert to limited liability partnership (LLP) status. All three firms converted with effect from 1 May, leaving just a handful
Slaughter and May's new head of corporate has a hard act to follow but is used to thriving in a male-dominated environment...
The annual results of the partnership bun fight are slowly coming in and it seems the credit crunch has taken its toll, with most firms making up fewer partners than last year. UK partnership appointments were down by
Lovells jumped 38 places to storm into the top three firms by value for UK M&A deals in the first quarter. The rankings show Linklaters as the firm advising on the highest value of UK deals, with roles on 15 deals worth
Magic circle duo Slaughter and May and Linklaters take the lead advisory roles on the agreement between Santander and GE Money to swap European assets worth a combined value of around €2bn. Slaughters took the lead
Slaughter and May is acting for longstanding client Punch Taverns in a merger bid that would create the UK's largest pub group. Punch tabled an offer last week for Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), which runs the Harvester and