Country Comparative Guides

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The Legal 500’s Country Comparative Guides are produced in association with the World’s leading lawyers and give the in-house community a practical overview of the laws and regulations in key jurisdictions, for specific practice areas.

Each country chapter is written by a renowned firm in an easy to use Q&A format. The Hot Topic articles provide analysis of current trends and developments within particular practice areas, giving our readership a deeper understanding of pressing issues within the specified sector.

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‘The Legal 500: Country Comparative Guides are really useful as an immediate ready reckoner/guide to understanding the laws and practices of different jurisditctions all over the world. The topics and content are relevant and well explained’ Head of Legal, Lanco Group

‘The comparative guides bring great value for international and cross-border practices…the tool "compare jurisdictions" available on the website is really useful.’ Partner at Jeantet

‘These Country Comparative Guides are informative, user-friendly, and strike an appropriate balance between detail and digestibility’ Partner at Frasers Law Company

‘The end product is really impressive. The format of the guide is friendly and the questions cover hot topics we typically are asked about by our clients.’ Partner at DLA Piper Dinu SCA

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Hot Topics

Guides

Aviation Finance & Leasing

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Christos Clerides of Phoebus, Christos Clerides and Associates LLC.

Banking & Finance

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Benedikt Maurenbrecher of Homburger.

Blockchain

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Ben Kingsley and Duncan Blaikie of Slaughter and May.

Bribery & Corruption

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Joanna Ludlam of Baker McKenzie.

Cartels

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by William Turtle of Slaughter and May.

Competition Litigation

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Tom Cassels of Linklaters LLP.

Construction

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Bob Maynard of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP.

Corporate Governance

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Lizanne Thomas of Lawyers from Jones Day.

Data Protection & Cyber Security

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Keily Blair, James LLoyd and Heather Egan Sussman of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

Employee Incentives

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Mahesh Varia of Travers Smith.

Employment & Labour Law

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Nicola Rabson of Linklaters LLP.

Energy: Oil & Gas

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Michael Burns of Ashurst.

Environment

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Paul Davies of Latham & Watkins.

Fintech

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Chris Hill of Kemp Little.

Force Majeure

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Abdulali Jiwaji of Signature Litigation.

Franchise & Licensing

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by David Bond of Fieldfisher.

Insurance & Reinsurance

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Katherine Coates of Clifford Chance.

Intellectual Property

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Gordon Harris and Mathilda Davidson of Gowling WLG.

International Arbitration

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Michael Polkinghorne of White & Case.

Lending & Secured Finance

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Dominic Griffiths of Mayer Brown.

Litigation

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Damian Taylor of Slaughter and May.

Merger Control

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Alex Nourry of Clifford Chance.

Mergers & Acquisitions

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Richard Hall of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

Patent Litigation

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Nicola Dagg of Kirkland & Ellis.

Pharmaceutical Advertising

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Sally Shorthose of Bird & Bird.

Private Client

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Andrew Hine of Taylor Wessing LLP.

Private Equity

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by David Higgins and Carlos Gil Rivas of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP.

Product Liability

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by John Leadley and Kate Corby of Baker McKenzie.

Public Procurement

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Catherine Bingham of Dentons.

Real Estate

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by François Bonteil of Clifford Chance.

Restructuring & Insolvency

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Kon Asimacopoulos and Partha Kar of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP.

Securitisation

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Guy O'Keefe of Slaughter and May.

Shipping

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Edward Gray of MFB Solicitors.

Tax

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Dr. Simon Whitehead and Michael Anderson of Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP.

TMT

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Kit Burden of DLA Piper.