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29 September 2014 - Commercial close for Aussie East West Link

The Victorian government has signed the contract with the preferred bidder for Melbourne’s East West Link road project – despite a last-ditch legal challenge. Read more...

29 September 2014 - Hampshire regen scheme launched

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is seeking a regeneration partner for a waterfront redevelopment in Hampshire. Read more...

29 September 2014 - Tories pledge 100,000 new homes

A Conservative government will build 100,000 new homes on brownfield land if the party wins the next election, prime minister David Cameron has said. Read more...

29 September 2014 - Philippines province backs PPPs

A province in the Philippines has given its support to laws that will allow the region to implement its own PPP schemes. Read more...

29 September 2014 - Slovakia seeks health PPP advisers

The Slovak Ministry of Health has issued a tender for legal, financial and technical advisers for a hospital PPP Read more...

29 September 2014 - Bellrock adds to team

Facilities management form Bellrock has appointed new bid and sales directors as it strengthens its commercial team. Read more...

29 September 2014 - New chairman for FCC Construction

FCC Construction has appointed a new chairman following the retirement of Fernando Moreno. Read more...

29 September 2014 - Balfour issues another profit warning

Contractor Balfour Beatty has issued a new profit warning, revealing a further shortfall of around £75m in its UK construction services division. Read more...

26 September 2014 - Council backs North Yorks waste

North Yorkshire County Council has given its backing to plans to sign its waste PPP deal with the preferred bidder despite having lost PFI funding for the scheme. Read more...

26 September 2014 - No private cash for RNOH

New hospital to be publicly funded, business case confirms; asset-backed procurement underway for Private Patient Unit Read more...

26 September 2014 - Competitive market hits 3i opportunities

Investor 3i Infrastructure has identified increasing competition in the secondary market as a challenge to its efforts to find new investment opportunities. Read more...

26 September 2014 - Partnerships ‘key to housing growth’

An increase in housebuilding can be achieved through delivery partnerships with the private sector, provided they are given time to bed down, a report has claimed. Read more...

26 September 2014 - Financial close for Dutch highway PPP

Heijmans Capital and the Rijkswaterstaat have signed the PPP contract for the widening and maintenance of the A12 Veenendaal – Ede – Grijsoord highway. Read more...

26 September 2014 - Polish city tenders wastewater treatment PPP

Local authorities in western Poland are seeking a private partner to develop a new wastewater plant and sewage system, as well as the decommissioning of an existing plant. Read more...

26 September 2014 - Hochtief appoints new board chairman

Construction giant Hochtief has appointed a new chairman to its supervisory board. Read more...

26 September 2014 - Europe signs €9bn PPP deals

Over 30 PPP deals reached financial close across Europe in the first half of 2014, totalling €9bn in value, according to a report. Read more...

26 September 2014 - Nigeria signs power deal

Nigerian-based oil and gas company, Seven Energy International, has signed a commitment letter with the Nigerian government for a series of new power infrastructure projects. Read more...

26 September 2014 - French port PPP seeking advisers

The region of Barcarès in France is seeking advisers to help in the development of a port PPP. Read more...

25 September 2014 - MPs attack road funding

The Department for Transport has a “piecemeal and stop-go approach to funding” the UK’s roads that is damaging their value for money, a powerful committee of MPs has claimed. Read more...

25 September 2014 - Atkins sees ‘mixed’ start to year

Engineering firm Atkins has reported a “mixed first half” in its Europe and UK operations, with staff cuts and a hit from a failed acquisition attempt. Read more...

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Rank Name Total
1 DLA Piper 3230 mill
2 Hogan Lovells 2700 mill
3 Allen & Overy 1407 mill
4 Pinsent Masons 1216 mill
5 Ashurst 1064 mill