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 30 years. We opened our Singapore office in January 2013. Our Tokyo office is 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, Berlin and Brussels, we have built on our strengths of mergers and acquisitions; antitrust; capital markets; corporate finance; litigation; taxation; privacy; employment; and technology, media and telecommunications (TMT). Our clients range from newly established businesses to governments and listed companies, with operations across the globe.

From our London office, UK- and U.S.-qualified lawyers offer clients expertise across all major M&A, corporate, finance, restructuring, compliance and investigations, and litigation disciplines. We have particular expertise in the TMT, financial services, and energy and natural resources sectors. Our Brussels office is a key element of our globally integrated antitrust practice and our privacy and data security practices. Our attorneys work frequently with the European Commission and antitrust agencies in EU member states to obtain approval of mergers and acquisitions. Our German team represents clients in M&A transactions, corporate and commercial litigation, antitrust and sector-specific regulation, tax issues, labor and employment, and privacy. We have one of the strongest transactional and regulatory practices in the TMT sector, where we represent some of the world’s leading media and technology companies, along with many high-growth digital start-ups.

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