Our London office, established in 1985, 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 UK office are experts in their fields and consistently provide outstanding service to our clients.
- Office snapshot: We provide corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, 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 Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Welsh and Farsi/Persian, and we regularly conduct deals in these languages.
- Recognized expertise: Our employment team is the 2012 winner of The Lawyer's prestigious "UK Employment Team of the Year" award. In 2013, 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 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 and support charities, including St. Mungo's 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 The Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square and the London Eye abound. The city is home to numerous museums, galleries, libraries and cultural institutions making it ideal for arts and culture enthusiasts. London is a major classical and popular music capital and hosts major music corporations, orchestras, bands, musicians and industry professionals. There is also an abundance of entertainment options with specialty shops, famous sporting venues, like Wembley Stadium, Lord's Cricket Ground and Wimbledon, and state of the art concert arenas including the O2 centre in Greenwich.
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