Allen & Overy LLP is a leading global law firm, which has its headquarters in London.
It is one of the ‘Magic Circle solicitors’, making it one of the world’s largest firms of lawyers.
Allen & Overy London provides legal advice for UK businesses, international corporations, governments and more.
It works in most sectors – as diverse as communications and media, energy and finance.
The firm was founded in 1930 and employs around 5,000 staff, spread throughout 36 worldwide offices. Offices are based in Europe, Asia, America, Australia and the Middle East.
The managing partner at Allen & Overy is Wim Dejonghe, whilst the senior partner is David Morley.
The law firm specialises in the following matters, amongst other areas:
- Employment and benefits
- Climate change
Allen & Overy has won a number of top legal industry awards. The most recent ones have included:
- Derivatives Law Firm of the Year (Asia Risk Awards 2010)
- Pensions Law Firm of the Year (European Pensions Awards 2010)
- Luxemburg Tax Team of the Year/Media and Entertainment Tax Team of the Year (Euromoney 2010)
Below is a more exhaustive list of legal areas that they deal with:
Administrative and public law
Civil and commercial mediation
Computer and IT law
Construction and civil engineering
Debt and money advice
Energy and natural resources
Financial and investment services
Insolvency and bankruptcy
Intellectual property law
International law (non EU)
Media and entertainment law
Mergers and acquisitions
Residential landlord and tenant issues
Transport, road and rail
This firm of solicitors has 14 offices and a total of 649 Lawyers.
Allen & Overy LLP London
One Bishops Square
Telephone Number: 02030 880 000
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