European M&A deals

European legal adviser league table ranked by value (US$ million), half year 2018 

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Best Friends Group* Best Friends Group 291,584
Linklaters Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP 241,447
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP 224,391
Davis Polk & Wardwell Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP 175,580
Herbert Smith Freehills Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP 127,173

Europe deals announced between 1 January 2018 - 30 September 2018 (by US$ million)

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP 306,602
Linklaters Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 281,425
Davis Polk & Wardwell Linklaters 202,212
Slaughter and May Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 185,395
Clifford Chance Davis Polk & Wardwell 173,946

*The 'Best Friends Group' comprises BonelliErede, Bredin Prat, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Hengeler Mueller, Slaughter and May, Uría Menéndez