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Our cross-border capability in Europe is second to none and our relationships with market leading firms throughout the continent underpin our approach to providing our clients with a "best of the best" global legal service. We have a breadth of experience across Europe and work closely with leading European firms, including Bredin Prat, Bonelli Erede Pappalardo, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Hengeler Mueller and Uría Menéndez.

 

Key experience

 

Our key experience includes advising:

British Airways on its proposed merger with Iberia.

Akzo Nobel, the multi-national manufacturing corporation based in The Netherlands, on its offer for ICI.

Ernst & Young LLP as the administrators of Hellas Telecommunications (Hellas II) on the sale of the shares of its wholly owned subsidiary, Wind Hellas Telecommunications S.A., as part of a pre-packaged administration sale.

British Airways in relation to the European Commission’s investigation into alleged cartel activity involving a number of airlines and cargo operators active in the provision of air freight services.

Nordea Bank on the first Finnish residential mortgage backed securitisation.

Eni S.p.A., the Italian integrated energy company on the acquisition from Suez-Tractebel SA of a 57.24 per cent. shareholding in the Belgian energy company Distrigas NV/SA.

 
 

Our International approach

 
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We work with market leading firms from around the world as a single united team

More about our international approach 

 

League tables

 

We are the main legal adviser for UK public companies and advise more FTSE 250 companies than any other law firm.

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