Going nuclear: City firm CMS Cameron McKenna advised energy companies RWE and E.ON on a joint venture to build nuclear power stations in the UK. The project aims to develop 6GW of capacity.

Big chill: north-west firm Hill Dickinson advised frozen food retailer Iceland Foods on its purchase of 51 UK stores from collapsed retailer Woolworths, for an undisclosed sum. US firm Decherts advised Woolworths.

Subsidiary sale: City firm Norton Rose advised Société Générale Asset Management on the sale of its London-based asset management subsidiary Société Générale Asset Management UK – which has around $8bn (£5.4bn) of funds under management – to investment manager GLG Partners. Magic circle firm Allen & Overy advised GLG.

Hong Kong double: national firm DLA Piper advised China Everbright Capital as sponsor and underwriter of the listing of oil commodities trader Strong Petrochemical, raising HK$250m (£22m), and engineering company China Singyes Solar Technologies on its listing.

Dutch energy: City firm Simmons & Simmons advised shareholders of Essent, a Dutch energy company, on the proposed €9bn (£8bn) sale of its commercial business to German energy company RWE. RWE was advised by City firm Norton Rose.

Modish loan: US firm Mayer Brown advised JP Morgan Chase on the European facilities of a $600m (£409m) asset-based loan for fashion house Liz Claiborne.

In the mix: London firm Maxwell Alves advised Soundking Group, a Chinese audio manufacturer, on its acquisition of Cadac Electronics, a sound mixing console company currently in administration, for an undisclosed sum. National firm DLA Piper advised Cadac.

Making waves: City firm Denton Wilde Sapte advised the management team of surf and snow sports publisher Wavefinder on a management buyout from parent company LiveWave Media. LiveWave was advised by its in-house team.

Sharia securities: magic circle firm Allen & Overy advised Deutsche Bank Dubai on a programme of Sharia-compliant securities. Luxembourg Financial Group acted as investment manager and Khalij Islamic as Sharia compliance monitor.