As one of the financial and business centres of the world, London is a magnet for international transactions and disputes. English law is one of the most popular choices of a neutral, impartial governing law for commercial contracts and disputes, for both domestic and multi-jurisdictional matters.

The London office of our firm offers a market-leading team of English law-qualified lawyers who focus on the energy, infrastructure, technology and construction sectors. We combine energy transactional capabilities with dispute resolution knowhow to provide our clients a team of highly skilled lawyers with all the experience necessary to support clients in cross-border concerns and jurisdictions worldwide.

The London practice is an integral part of our international network, working closely with our firm's offices in the United States, Asia and the Middle East to provide an integrated service to our clients across the globe. We also actively participate in each of our regional practice groups: Africa, China and Central Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and South Asia/India.

Business Transactions

The London office’s transactions team acts for corporations, private equity and other funds, governments, international and national oil companies and financial institutions. Our lawyers have experience in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East on the full range of corporate transactions, with particular experience in oil and gas, energy and infrastructure agreements and transactions:

Dispute Resolution

Our London dispute resolution team focuses on resolving complex international disputes. We offer first-rate legal advice and an in-depth understanding of the industries, jurisdictions and conditions in which our clients operate.

We offer a team of experienced disputes lawyers with a focus on the energy, projects and construction industries, but we also act in complex commercial or technical disputes across a wide range of sectors, including IT/telecommunications, hospitality, pharmaceuticals and insurance.

Our dispute resolution capabilities also include advising our clients on matters subject to English law and public international law (such as bilateral investment treaty (BIT)/ ICSID claims), and working in conjunction with local counsel.

Our team has particular experience in disputes concerning complex projects worldwide, handling business disputes from start to finish, achieving a commercial settlement where possible and conducting advocacy in court or before arbitration tribunals when necessary.

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