We work worldwide

We have over 2,500 lawyers worldwide who work wherever our clients need us. We can put together tailored, multi-skilled, international teams at very short notice. Our relationships with leading local firms enables us to deliver a truly seamless service. This means you get an unbeatable combination of international experience and understanding, tailored advice, and reliable local knowledge and contacts – whenever and wherever you need it. Find out more about our global network by choosing a country or region

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To find out more about our global network please contact us


Freshfields in the UK

The history of the firm in London can be traced back definitively to 1743.

Our UK practice today remains a strong and broadly based with market leading positions in all our core areas; offering a range of domestic and international legal advice across multiple practices, industries and jurisdictions.

Our aim is simple: to help our clients achieve their objectives. Providing an integrated service across our network of offices and practice disciplines allows us to manage the most complex situations efficiently and tailor the most appropriate solutions to our clients.

With over 800 lawyers and 500 support staff, we believe our core values, principles and emphasis on team work combined with market leading technical expertise remain key in enabling us to provide outstanding value in our areas of expertise.

Areas covered

We have with substantial knowledge and experience in the following areas of law:

  • M&A 
  • Financing and capital raising 
  • Disputes, litigation and arbitration 
  • Competition and antitrust 
  • Intellectual property and brand protection 
  • Tax 
  • Real estate 
  • People 
  • Sector experience

Our lawyers and tax advisers also have extensive experience and understanding of many business sectors, including:

  • Financial institutions 
  • Financial investors 
  • Manufacturing, industries and services 
  • Leisure 
  • Private equity 
  • Telecommunications 
  • Media 
  • Technology 
  • Energy and natural resources 
  • Consumer products 
  • Health 
  • Infrastructure and transport


    For more information about our sector and practice coverage:

    Lucy Murphy  
    Head of marketing and business development 

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