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The London office has experienced unprecedented growth in recent years, and continues to grow as we invest in building our practices in key areas such as finance and technology. Matching the strength of our U.S. offices, and drawing on the resources of our European and Asian network, enables us to offer our clients a unique mix of innovative legal strategies and advice on the full range of financial products.

Latest Insights, News, and Events

Latest Insights, News, and Events

Recent Client Successes

Represented COSCO (Hong Kong) Group Limited in completing phase I of its acquisition of 67% shares of Piraeus Port Authority SA, one of the most high-profile Greek privatizations of recent years

Advised JP Morgan and other global banks on the US$1.5B senior secured bond issued by Suddenlink

Represented Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. in its acquisition of BAYQIK® sulfuric acid converter technology from Bayer AG

Strategies for Growth

Our lawyers provide the legal solutions and business insights necessary to help our clients navigate new paths to growth. We have advised on numerous complex domestic and cross-border deals and financings, as well as defended our clients’ interests in a wide range of disputes.

Over the past several years, we have significantly expanded our team to better serve our clients’ evolving needs.

Advising Innovators in Swiftly Evolving Industries

  • Our Banking and Payment Systems team advises on the legal and regulatory aspects of payment processing, virtual currency, and mobile banking.
  • The Real Estate and Real Estate Funds team focuses on structured equity and joint ventures and finance, while our Real Estate Finance lawyers handle a wide range of transactions across Europe and worldwide.
  • Our Technology, Privacy, and Cybersecurity practice advises finance, IT, and other clients on critical issues in this rapidly evolving space.

Ensuring Compliance and Resolving Sensitive Disputes

  • Our Employment team provides strategic legal advice and services to help employers minimize the risk of litigation through effective workplace strategies.
  • Our full-service Litigation practice ranges from compliance counselling to commercial, IP, securities, white collar, and employment litigation.

Closing Complex, Cross-Border Deals and Financings

  • The London office is a crucial part of our global Leveraged Finance and High Yield practice, with strength in English law loans, New York law loans, and high yield bonds.
  • We are a leader in European Securitization, Structured Products and Derivatives. No other firm has contributed more to the revival of the European Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities market.
  • Our M&A, Corporate and Tax lawyers advise on domestic and cross-border deals, with a focus on U.S. and Asian investment into the EU, while our Restructuring practice handles the full range of debt financing, insolvency, and corporate refinancing transactions.
  • The Private Investment Funds practice advises on all aspects of private investment funds around the world, while our Capital Markets practice represents issuers and underwriters in critical equity and debt capital raisings.
  • We have a dedicated Italian practice in London to assist European companies investing in Italy, and to support Italian companies investing elsewhere in Europe.

Recruiting - Training Contracts

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Diversity and Inclusion

The London office is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment. Please click here to read more about the firm’s diversity initiatives. These UK specific diversity statistics form part of our monitoring and assessment, enabling us to track our progress. Information is as of May 2017.



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