London’s position as a global business and financial centre and the English-speaking gateway to Europe has long made the city a magnet for American investors.
Today, US investment in the UK remains strong and London’s renown as the knowledge capital of Europe continues to grow. We have represented clients from the United States for over 150 years and are experienced at helping clients and their advisers overcome the challenges caused by differences in approach and styles of communication across the Atlantic.
Our US team is managed by lawyers in our London office who have considerable experience of transactions between the US and Europe, and includes lawyers who have practised in the US and with US law firms in London.
As well as advising US clients trading with the UK and continental Europe, we also advise European clients doing business in the US, who are able to benefit from our contacts within a wide network of US law firms.
A growing firm with a specialism in representing high net worth individuals. Acts across a broad swathe of corporate matters in the UK and internationally on both public and private deals. Strengths: “They are very professional and they come up with the goods”.
Represents a broad array of clients, including significant hotel chains, luxury resorts, leisure facilities and restaurant groups. Offers international expertise and experienced in handling cross-border transactions. Strengths: “Thorough and accessible. They have a good breadth of experienced partners and all the necessary specialists”. Assisted real estate investor group Adventurous Journeys Capital Partners with the sale of the Hotel Saint-Barth Isle De France to Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.
This firm focuses its practice towards internationally active entrepreneurial clients, completing deals across Europe, the Caribbean and the Americas. The group is well known for its work in publishing and other media but also has strength in other sectors like real estate, leisure and resources. Their ability to get deals done is well recognised by clients, who comment: “They are clever guys, but their great attribute is their ability to find a solution when problems arise”.