- Partner in charge, London Office: John Phillips
- Partners : 58
- Assistants: 100
- Other fee-earners: 14
The London Office: Jones Day is among the world’s largest, most geographically diverse law firms, and the London office is an integral part of its global network. Its London lawyers have extensive experience of working across practices and jurisdictions, enabling them to build strong global partnerships with clients and to provide a multinational service informed by local perspectives. Jones Day’s “One Firm Worldwide” approach means clients benefit from the firm’s multidisciplinary international experience, and receive seamless access to the right legal resources from around the world whenever required.
London is also at the centre of the firm’s European network, which includes offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Munich, and Paris. Principal areas of work in London include banking and finance, business restructuring, capital markets, competition, intellectual property, investment funds, litigation, M&A, private equity, tax, and real estate. It also has teams of lawyers experienced in areas such as environmental, employment, and pensions law.
The Global Firm: Jones Day offers a full suite of integrated legal services throughout its offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Clients – which represent leading companies in virtually every industry – benefit from the strength of multidisciplinary teams and the seamless transfer of resources across multiple jurisdictions and borders. Established more than 100 years ago, Jones Day has 2,400 lawyers resident in key centres of business and finance worldwide and ranks among the world’s largest and most geographically diverse law firms. It acts as principal outside counsel to, or provides significant legal representation for, approximately half of the Fortune 500, the Fortune Global 500 and the FT Global 500. The firm’s commitment to client service is repeatedly recognised in independent client satisfaction surveys. Jones Day regularly ranks highly in The Legal Week Annual Client Satisfaction Survey. This survey canvasses general counsel, finance directors and company secretaries among the top 1000 FTSE and AIM companies and reveals what they think of their chosen external advisers.
The firm’s commitment to client service has repeatedly earned the firm first-place ratings from The BTI Consulting Group, an organisation that monitors client satisfaction with legal services. The annual ranking is based on independent, individual interviews with more than 300 Fortune 1000 general counsel. Jones Day is the only firm to earn top ratings year after year – no other firm has matched that first-place record.
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INTERNATIONAL The firm has offices in: Alkhobar, Amsterdam, Atlanta, Beijing, Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Irvine, Jeddah, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, Moscow, Munich, New York, Paris, Pittsburgh, Riyadh, San Diego, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo, Washington.
RECRUITMENT Jones Day recruits solicitors and trainees who want the challenge of responsibility in an atmosphere where flair, originality and enthusiasm are highly regarded and rewarded. Its non-rotational training system is unique in the City and allows for freedom, flexibility and responsibility from the start.
Areas of PracticeM&A/Securities: 30%
Real Estate: 20%
Private Equity: 15%
Lending/Structured Finance & Derivatives: 15%