Our London office, established in 1983, is recognised for its ability to punch above its weight and is an essential element of Faegre Baker Daniels' global platform. The people in our U.K. office are experts in their fields, and consistently provide outstanding service to our clients.
- Office snapshot: We provide corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, dispute resolution, employment, commerce and technology, and commercial property advice to clients in all markets using English Law.
- A gateway for global clients: We provide services to blue-chip enterprises, foreign investors, entrepreneurs and privately-held companies. Our office is a gateway for clients conducting business throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and we often advise on transactions in emerging markets. The firm has completed deals for Chinese, Russian, U.S., German, Israeli, Danish and Irish businesses as well as domestic clients in foreign jurisdictions. Our office includes lawyers who speak fluent Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, French, Farsi/Persian, German, Italian, Montenegrin, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Slovak and Slovenian, and we have conducted deals in a number of these languages.
- Recognised expertise: Our employment team is the 2012 winner of The Lawyer's prestigious "UK Employment Team of the Year" award. From 2013-2015, we were recognized as England's Law Firm of the Year for Labour Law and Restructuring Law by Corporate INTL. Our business litigation group deals with all forms of dispute solution and its members are accredited mediators qualified in domestic and international arbitration. Both Chambers UK and Legal 500 UK have recognised our lead partners for employment, business litigation, capital markets, real estate, and corporate / M&A.
- Connected to the community: The London office connects to the community through its pro bono service to many registered charities which support the health and wellbeing of the community, and its sustained work with the Hackney Community Law Centre. The firm regularly sponsors community service projects to leverage the time and talent of our personnel and support charities, including St. Mungo's Broadway Wharton Street Homeless Shelter, Red Nose Day and the Globe School.
Living and Working in London
London is a leading global city and financial centre, with strengths in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transport all contributing to its prominence. Rich with history, landmarks such as St Paul's Cathedral, The Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square and the London Eye abound. The city is home to some of the best theatres, museums and galleries in the world, and caters to nearly every cuisine around the globe, making it ideal for arts and culture enthusiasts. It also hosts an array of iconic sporting venues including Lord's Cricket Ground, Twickenham, Wimbledon and Wembley, plus various Premier League football stadiums. You can also find wonderful pubs and parks to explore all around the city.
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