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Firm Number of Deals Rank 2008 Rank 2007 Firm Name Total Value
(In Millions)
Rank 2008
Allen & Overy (U.K.) 73 1 1 Clifford Chance (U.K.) $33,455 1
Garrigues (Spain) 52 2 12 Allen & Overy (U.K.) 23,496 2
Clifford Chance (U.K.) 47 3 3 Linklaters (U.K.) 22,334 3
Freehills (Australia) 41 4 9 White & Case (U.S.) 18,965 4
Latham & Watkins (U.S.) 37 5 4 Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy (U.S.) 11,455 5
Linklaters (U.K.) 37 5 6 Baker & McKenzie (U.S.) 9,662 6
Allens Arthur Robinson (Australia) 35 7 8 Latham & Watkins (U.S.) 9,283 7
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy (U.S.) 34 8 2 Shearman & Sterling (U.S) 8,704 8
Norton Rose (U.K.) 34 8 5 Allens Arthur Robinson (Australia) 6,945 9
Mallesons Stephen Jaques (Australia) 27 10 12 Garrigues (Spain) 6,411 10
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (U.K.) 25 11 14 Norton Rose (U.K.) 6,124 11
Uria & Menendez (Spain) 25 11 - Freehills (Australia) 5,604 12
Shearman & Sterling (U.S.) 22 13 10 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (U.K.) 5,517 13
White & Case (U.S.) 22 13 7 J. Sagar & Associates (India) 4,889 14
Ashurst (U.K.) 20 15 11 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (U.S.) 4,209 15
Baker & McKenzie (U.S.) 19 16 - Mallesons Stephen Jaques (Australia) 4,053 16
Jones Day (U.S.) 19 16 16 Uria & Menendez (Spain) 3,998 17
Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira (Spain) 14 18 - Chadbourne & Parke (U.S.) 3,858 18
DLA Piper1 (U.S./U.K.) 13 19 15 Ashurst (U.K.) 3,677 19
Gomez-Acebo & Pombo (Spain) 13 19 - Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co. (India) 3,589 20
Biggest Projects
Project Project Type Project Amount
(In Millions)
Legal Adviser to the Lender Legal Adviser to the Consortium
Sakhalin II Second Phase (Russian Federation) Gasfield Exploration and Development $20,000 White & Case Linklaters
Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Complex (Saudi Arabia) Petrochemical Plant 10,000 Allen & Overy Clifford Chance
Central Asia Gas Pipeline–Kazakhstan Section (China) Gas Pipeline 7,500 Clifford Chance Baker & McKenzie
Liaoning Nuclear Power Plant Project (China) Power 6,943 Jun He Law Offices White & Case
Maaden-Sabic Fertilizer Complex Project (Saudi Arabia) Petrochemical Plant 5,619 Clifford Chance Baker & McKenzie
Panama Canal Expansion (Panama) Port 5,250 Clifford Chance Shearman & Sterling
Saudi Polymers Petrochemical Project (Saudi Arabia) Petrochemical Plant 5,223 Clifford Chance Allen & Overy
Brisbane Airport Link Project (Australia) Tunnel 5,138 Allens Arthur Corrs Chambers
Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft (United Kingdom) Defense 4,966 Linklaters Clifford Chance
Yemen LNG Plant Project (Yemen) Oil Refinery/Liquefied Natural Gas Plant 4,800 Milbank, Tweed Sullivan & Cromwell
Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project (India) Power 4,240 Chadbourne & Parke; Armarchand & Mangaldas J. Sagar & Associates
Ras Laffan C IWPP (Qatar) Power 3,900 Skadden Latham & Watkins
Peru LNG Export Project (Peru) Oil Refinery/Liquefied Natural Gas Plant 3,868 Milbank, Tweed Skadden
Central Asia Gas Pipeline–Uzbekistan Section (Asia) Gas Pipeline 3,500 Clifford Chance Freshfields
Tuas Power Privatisation (Singapore) Power 3,066 Lovells Lee & Lee Sullivan & Cromwell
Source: Dealogic
1 DLA Piper is structured as a set of alliances.
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