Firm profile submitted by Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland
Eversheds Sutherland is one of the largest global legal brands in the world. It is known for the quality of its legal advice, ability to service complex, multijurisdictional mandates and for its focus on client service. The firm operates from 63 offices across 30 countries within major cities in Europe, the US, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. It is widely recognised as being at the forefront of the centralised multi-jurisdictional delivery model helping clients realise cost control, consistent quality and transparency of spend. High calibre advice, informed by sector specific knowledge, is matched by value for money and pioneering techniques that drive efficiency and effectiveness. With almost 2,300 lawyers, including more than 700 partners, the firm offers a depth of expertise and market leading advice in areas such as cross border transactions, finance, dispute resolution and litigation, labour law, real estate and construction, and tax. Clients include 71 of the US Fortune 100; 57 of the FTSE 100; 119 of the Fortune 200 and 85 of the FTSE mid-s50.
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63 offices across 30 countries including: Abu Dhabi, Amman, Amsterdam, Atlanta, Austin, Baghdad, Belfast, Beijing, Berlin, Berne, Birmingham, Brunei Darussalam, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cambridge, Cardiff, Doha, Dubai, Dublin, Durban, Dusseldorf, Edinburgh, Erbil, Geneva, Hamburg, Hameenlinna, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Houston, Ipswich, Johannesburg (Bryanston and Melrose Arch), Jyvaskyla, Leeds, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Moscow, Munich, New York, Nottingham, Newcastle, Paris, Pori, Port Louis, Riga, Riyadh, Rome, Rotterdam, Sacramento, Shanghai, Singapore, St. Petersburg, Stockholm, Tallinn, Tampere, Tunis, Turku, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw, Washington DC and Zurich. In addition, Eversheds Sutherland has relationship law firms in nearly 200 jurisdictions including India and Latin America.
Global Services & Practices:
Commercial & IT:
100+ partners operating with substantial experience in negotiating, drafting and advising on sourcing agreements, strategic relationships, licensing agreements and other critical agreements and relationships.
Competition, EU & Trade:
Advice and representation on matters relating to competition and antitrust; international trade and investment issues, including: EU law, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, export controls, import relief, sanctions, anti-money-laundering and anti-corruption compliance.
Construction & Engineering:
Advice on every aspect of the industry, including construction project development, negotiating and preparing contracts and documents, project financing, bidding and bonding, permit and land use and environmental compliance. Corporate: 700+ corporate lawyers in locations around the world, advising on M&A, IPOs, takeovers, private equity, venture capital, debt and equity issues, fund formation, corporate reorganisation, corporate governance and company secretarial.
Corporate Crime / White Collar Crime & Investigations:
Advises on anti-bribery and corruption, environmental health and safety, export controls, sanctions and anti-money laundering, fraud and white collar, global compliance and crisis management, investigations and public inquiries.
Extensive experience advising on discrimination law, global contracts and policies, global mobility and immigration, labour law and trade union issues, people in M&A and outsourcing, restructuring and redundancy.
Energy & Infrastructure:
300 energy and infrastructure lawyers advising on agriculture, softs and metals trading; clean energy and sustainability; gas and coal; electric power; energy and infrastructure disputes; energy and infrastructure finance and regulations; energy trading; environmental; mining; nuclear; oil and gas; PPP/social/transport Infrastructure; and water.
Finance, Financial Services Regulation & Investment Products:
400+ legal and regulatory advisers and consultants advising corporations, funds and financial institutions on the full range of transactions, regulatory and compliance issues. Insurance: Work covers public/private M&A, portfolio transfers, public/private finance, restructurings, disputes, regulatory compliance and enforcement, new product development, tax, reinsurance and captive insurance matters.
Full range of services including copyright, IP litigation, media, patents, reputation management, technology and communications disputes, trademark and trade secret.
Litigation & Dispute Management:
400+ litigation attorneys able to handle the most complex cross border disputes and regulatory challenges. The team includes experienced trial lawyers, arbitration specialists, mediators and former prosecutors/ regulators.
Pensions, Benefits & Executive Compensation:
100+ accomplished lawyers providing pensions and benefits legal advice in domestic markets and coordinated advice across multiple jurisdictions. Known for innovation and experience particularly in pension insurance and investment-related issues.
Real Estate & Planning:
One of the world’s largest full-service real estate teams covering commercial, residential and industrial. Known for asset management, data centres, regeneration, infrastructure and advising funds.
150 attorneys active in every area of taxation, from structuring complex transactions and designing insurance and financial products to advising domestic and cross-border business operations.