Global client service begins locally—whether in Asia, Europe, or North America.
We are one of the preeminent law firms in Asia, providing integrated U.S. and local law advice. We have handled major matters in Hong Kong and greater China for over 25 years. Our Tokyo office is now the largest Japan office of any global firm and one of the largest law firms in Japan, domestic or international. We have the only international litigation team in Asia, with litigation and arbitration specialists handling matters in China, Japan, and Greater Asia. We have the largest intellectual property team in Asia and lead the region in outsourcing, licensing, and technology transactions. Our market leading corporate finance and capital markets practice in Asia regularly represents issuers and underwriters in debt and equity financings, as well as in domestic venture capital and private equity investments.
In Europe, through our offices in London and Brussels, we have built on our strengths—antitrust and competition, capital markets, corporate finance, life sciences and healthcare, litigation, privacy, and technology. Our London office has particular transactional expertise in life sciences, including commercial and partnering arrangements, licensing, venture and private equity transactions, and corporate and M&A advice. Our London outsourcing practice acts for businesses, consultants, and leading vendors on all aspects of outsourcing projects from traditional IT outsourcings to business process outsourcing deals. In capital markets and corporate finance we have particular expertise in debt capital markets, derivatives, and structured products. We represent a diverse client base, including international and UK corporates, global financial institutions and investment banks, private equity and venture capital firms, and technology-based enterprises at various levels of size and maturity.