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DLA Piper’s UK offices provide a full range of legal services to meet the ongoing needs of clients wherever they do business. It is one of the largest law firms in the UK and has seven offices in the major commercial centres of Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester and Sheffield.
The firm: DLA Piper is a global law firm that provides its clients with legal and business solutions locally, regionally and internationally using integrated teams of lawyers with experience that spans a broad range of disciplines. DLA Piper is widely recognised for its pioneering approach and extensive geographic reach, which enables the practice to look after the business issues that matter to its clients – whether they are large or small. Clients of DLA Piper include single-owner startups, local and household name companies, multinationals, financial institutions, FTSE and Fortune 500 enterprises and their subsidiaries, and public bodies and governments.
Types of work undertaken:
Corporate: DLA Piper is a significant operator in the UK, providing transactional and advisory work in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets, tax, and investment funds.
Employment: a market-leading practice with a strong reputation for delivering solutions-based advice and supporting clients in the day-to-day management of their people, legal issues and risk. Its lawyers work on a strategic and operational level on both contentious and non-contentious matters across the private and public sectors.
Finance and projects: includes experienced teams which advise on asset-based lending, asset finance, debt capital markets and securitisation, leveraged finance, project finance, real estate finance, and trade and commodity finance. Lawyers in this practice also advise on loan workouts and refinancings.
Intellectual property and technology: this award-winning practice is made up of experienced intellectual property, information law, technology and sourcing, commercial, telecoms, media and sports lawyers, and offers a unique, global, full-service capability.
Litigation and regulatory: the global litigation and regulatory group comprises over 1,800 contentious and regulatory lawyers. The practice group is dedicated exclusively to regulatory risk and dispute resolution, and includes litigators, arbitrators, criminal defence lawyers and ex-regulators, along with government relations, public policy and media relations advisers.
Real estate: this practice combines local experience with an international perspective to provide high-quality commercial and innovative advice. A full range of legal services is offered, including transactions, planning and property management. Clients include developers, investors and corporate end users.
Restructuring: the firm has one of the largest restructuring teams in the UK, with over 130 restructuring and insolvency lawyers who work as part of one of the largest global restructuring teams of any legal practice. The team regularly advises on high-profile assignments from the mid market up to the largest and most complex national and international restructurings and insolvencies.
Tax: the firm provides advice on local and national tax, as well as a commercially integrated approach to cross-border structures and tax efficiency. It offers the full range of tax services that address the challenges of international commerce and business operations, including arranging operations to reduce effective global tax rates, transfer pricing, tax disputes and post-acquisition integration.
Other offices: Abu Dhabi, Al Khobar, Albany, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Atlanta, Auckland, Austin, Baltimore, Bangkok, Beijing, Berlin, Birmingham, Boston, Bratislava, Brisbane, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Calgary, Canberra, Casablanca, Chicago, Cologne, Dallas, Doha, Dubai, Edinburgh, Edmonton, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Houston, Jeddah, Johannesburg, Kuwait City, Kyiv, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Los Angeles, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manchester, Melbourne, Mexico City, Miami, Milan, Minneapolis, Montreal, Moscow, Munich, Muscat, New Jersey, New York, Northern Virginia, Oslo, Paris, Perth, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Prague, Raleigh, Riyadh, Rome, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Seattle, Seoul, Shanghai, Sheffield, Silicon Valley, Singapore, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Sydney, Tampa, Tbilisi, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver, Vienna, Warsaw, Washington DC, Wellington, Whitehorse, Wilmington, Yellowknife.
Number of UK partners243
Number of other UK fee-earners769