Our international approach

Flexibility in a fast-moving world

The vast majority of our transactions are international and cross-border in nature. Our lawyers service international clients worldwide, which means they travel extensively. But our international work is driven by the fundamental principle that complex transactions require first-class legal expertise rooted in a deep knowledge of local practice, procedures and culture.

We have offices in the major financial centres of LondonBrussels, Hong Kong and Beijing. In other jurisdictions, we prefer to remain agile by leading unified, hand-picked teams of lawyers from market-leading law firms.

All the firms we work with across the world (including our European 'Best Friends' have a reputation for excellence and independence that matches our own. We have made long-term investments to help foster connections at all levels between our lawyers and those at our partner firms across the world: the level of communication and understanding runs deep.

Many of our trainees and associates have the opportunity to work abroad, either in our offices or in one of the firms we work closely with overseas. We believe that our secondments are especially beneficial because they give our lawyers the chance to experience a working culture very different from our own.

Learn about some of our current secondments.

Vassilena Karadakova on our international approach

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