In-house lawyers speaking at IFLR’s fifth
European M&A forum in London yesterday revealed that when
looking to appoint external counsel for a new M&A
transaction, law firm fees are not the most important element
of that decision.
"Project management skills are key – when
I’m going through a transaction I do not want to
be project managing it too," said Cecilia Ferreira, principal
M&A counsel at Anglo American in London.
"Some law firms are...