- Senior Partner: David Morley
- Managing Partner: Wim Dejonghe
- Number of Partners: 207
- Assistant Solicitors: 635
- Other Fee Earners: 294
- Total numbers:
- Number of Partners: 512
- Assistant Solicitors: 1632
- Other Fee-Earners: 670
THE FIRM Allen & Overy has approximately 5,000 staff, including approximately 512 partners working in 40 major centres across 42 countries serving businesses, financial institutions, and governments where there is a need for decisive legal advice on complex transactions. Allen & Overy is one of the few legal practices that can truly claim to have an integrated international law, local law and US law capability. Allen & Overy’s legal expertise and knowledge of key players and authorities provide a tangible competitive edge for clients, whether they are raising capital, buying or selling businesses or restructuring for competitive reasons.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK Allen & Overy provides a full range of legal services in the following areas: banking; business reconstruction and insolvency; communications, media and technology; corporate and commercial; derivative products; EC and competition law; employment, pensions and incentive law; environmental; financial service; insurance; intellectual property; international capital markets; litigation; MBOs; mergers, acquisitions and takeovers; PFI/PPP; projects and project finance; real estate (commercial); securitisation; tax (corporate). Through its network of 42 offices, Allen & Overy advises private companies, international conglomerates, governmental agencies, banks and other financial and commercial institutions wherever there is a need for legal advice from experienced international practitioners. The combination of local expertise and experience with international transaction management skills ensures clients receive consistency of quality. Deals can be controlled round the clock if necessary, and each overseas office has a support group in London comprising lawyers with experience in that particular country, able to provide backup when required. In the last year, Allen & Overy has opened offices in Istanbul, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh. The firm has also obtained a qualifying foreign legal practice licence in Singapore.
INTERNATIONAL Allen & Overy has offices in Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Bangkok, Beijing, Belfast, Bratislava, Brussels, Bucharest (associated office), Budapest, Dubai, Düsseldorf Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Jakarta (associated office), London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Mannheim, Milan, Moscow, Mumbai (partner firm), Munich, New York, Paris, Perth, Prague, Qatar/Doha, Riyadh (associated office), Rome, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Warsaw and Washington.