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International Law Firm Networks
Welcome to The Legal 500's International Law Firm Networks section.
One of the by-products of the globalisation of legal services has been to create a real alternative to the traditional "Big Law" law firm "one-stop-shop". Law firm networks, many of which have been around for decades, are coming into their own to provide a different model for in-house lawyers when looking to instruct firms on cross-border matters. International Law Firm Networks can provide quality legal services, with jurisdictional or practice-specific knowledge that is essential when corporates are looking for viable alternatives in who to instruct.
Creating a ranking of International Law Firm Networks is impossible, it is the archetypal example of comparing "apples with oranges". However, to aid in-house legal teams in finding out which network may be most suitable to their needs, this section profiles the international coverage offered by these networks. Follow the links for detailed information on the jurisdictions/practice areas they cover, the member firms that are part of each network, and links to the member firm's rankings.
Networks in the Spotlight
Today's multinational organizations need legal advisors who can assist them with both day-to-day activities as well as corporate life events and who can serve them well in many jurisdictions. Deloitte member firms have a long standing reputation for helping clients to address complex, cross-border issues......
Globalaw exists to create from its members a family of law firms dedicated to offering an excellent service globally to its clients. Globalaw was created in 1993 and is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Globalaw is owned by its members for its members and is itself a non-profit making organisation......
The Interlex Group
The Interlex Group® is an association of leading law firms around the world that cooperate to provide a complete range of international legal and business services to clients. Since its founding in 1973, Interlex® has grown and prospered. Interlex members take great pride in.....
IR Global is the fastest growing professional service firm network in the world; Providing legal, accountancy and financial advice to companies and individuals across 150 jurisdictions.....
Ius Laboris is an alliance of law firms offering employers cross-border employment and pensions law advice. It has 1,300 specialist HR lawyers in over 150 cities and 46 countries. Ius Laboris offers access to the best local HR law experts in one global team......
L&E Global is an international integrated alliance of premier labour and employment law boutiques providing counsel to employers on labour relations, employment law, immigration law and employee benefits......
Legalink is different from the typical name-on-a-list referral networks - we are reputable and successful law firms with close working and personal relationships. Our common aim is to guide our clients through the challenges of global business and provide them with excellent, and personalized, legal services......
Lexwork International is an association of high-quality, mid-sized independent law firms with offices in major cities located across the Americas, Europe and Asia. As more clients expand their businesses regionally, nationally, and internationally, our members regularly call upon......
Legal Network International
LNI, a new non-exclusive network of leading law firms in over 50 countries and covering more than 60 jurisdictions, results from the merger of two long established networks, Legal Network International and OASIS (LNI for 23 years and OASIS for 37 years)......
Meritas Law Firms Worldwide
For businesses with a global growth imperative, the difficulty of finding qualified, local legal counsel around the world means higher expenses and lost opportunities – until they discover Meritas. Meritas is an established global alliance of independent, full-service law firms that connects businesses to its carefully selected membership......
Pangea Net is an international network of independent law firms founded in 2009. In the jurisdictions which Pangea Net covers, its members are medium and medium-large size commercial law firms with an international focus. The member firms provide a broad range of commercial legal services......
World Law Group
Established in 1988, World Law Group® is one of the oldest and largest global networks of independent business law firms specifically created to meet the legal needs of today’s multinational companies. Today, the World Law Group (WLG) provides immediate access – via a single phone call to any of our member firms – to the expertise of more than 18,000 legal professionals in 75 countries......
World Services Group
World Services Group is the globally recognized resource for professionals and their clients to receive the highest quality, value and service from legal, investment banking and accounting services. WSG provides members the ability to create new business opportunities and relationships to better serve their clients. Formed upon a unique approach to legal networks, WSG developed the idea that the premier independent law firm needed a more expansive and efficient global approach within the industry. The integration of knowledge, expertise and client service providers from the investment banking and accounting professions create better opportunities for providers and clients alike. Through innovative access and technology, WSG offers members and clients immediate access to prospects, information and leading experts with a known record of superior quality service......