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Allen & Overy is an international legal practice comprising Allen & Overy LLP and its affliated undertakings (collectively described below as 'Allen & Overy').

The firm: Allen & Overy is an international law firm providing legal services for global business and industry, with approximately 5,400 staff, including some 550 partners, working in over 40 offices across 30 countries serving businesses, financial institutions and governments where there is a need for decisive legal advice on complex transactions. Allen & Overy is one of the few firms that can truly claim to have integrated international law, local law and U.S. law capabilities within the firm.

Allen & Overy's legal expertise and knowledge of key players and authorities provide a tangible competitive edge for its clients, whether they are raising capital, buying or selling businesses, or restructuring for competitive reasons.

Types of work undertaken: Allen & Overy provides a full range of legal services in the following areas: banking; business reconstruction and insolvency; telecommunications; media and technology; corporate and commercial; derivative products; EC and competition law; employment, pensions and incentives law; environmental; financial services; insurance; intellectual property; international capital markets; litigation; MBOs; mergers, acquisitions and takeovers; PFI/PPP; projects and project finance; real estate (commercial); securitisation; and land tax (corporate).

Through its network of offices, Allen & Overy advises private companies, international conglomerates, governmental agencies, banks, and other financial and commercial institutions, wherever there is a need for legal advice from experienced international practitioners.

Allen & Overy has lawyers qualified in more than 30 countries, speaking 56 languages. The combination of local expertise and experience in major international transactions ensures clients receive consistent quality. Deals can be controlled around the clock if necessary and each overseas office has a support group in London comprising lawyers with experience in that particular country, able to provide backup when required.

Other offices: Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Bangkok, Barcelona, Beijing, Belfast, Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Casablanca, Dubai, D√ľsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Istanbul, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Munich, New York, Paris, Perth, Prague, Rome, S√£o  Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Warsaw, Washington, D.C., Yangon

Associated offices: Bucharest, Jakarta

Cooperation office: Riyadh

  • Number of UK partners: 181
  • Number of other UK fee-earners: 783

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