• Anti-bribery and corruption

    We provide expert advice on the full range of international anti-corruption issues globally.

  • Antitrust/competition

    The centre of gravity in antitrust law is shifting as we witness the globalisation of regulation and enforcement.

  • Asset management

    Our team advises asset managers, investment funds and institutional investors on all legal, regulatory and tax aspects of the asset management industry.

  • Banking and finance

    With more than 1,000 lawyers worldwide, we have one of the largest and most international teams of banking and finance lawyers of any global law firm.

  • Capital markets

    With more than 450 lawyers worldwide, we have one of the largest and most international teams of capital markets lawyers of any global law firm.

  • Corporate and M&A

    Allen & Overy’s corporate and M&A practice has an exceptional track record in every sector and particular strengths in highly regulated industries.

  • Corporate governance and compliance

    We provide general company and compliance advice to our corporate clients on the legal issues that most regularly impact upon their businesses.

  • Emerging markets

    Across our global network, we have a number of fee-earners with a dedicated focus on emerging markets.

  • Employment and benefits

    Recognised as one of the market’s top employment and benefits practices, we offer clients a truly integrated approach.

  • Environment

    Allen & Overy’s global environmental law group includes more than 60 specialist, commercially focused environmental law experts across the world.

  • Financial services regulation and investigations

    Our integrated, cross-disciplinary approach is ideally suited to advising our financial services clients to navigate through the regulatory maze...

  • Intellectual property

    We have specialist intellectual property (IP) teams in all the important IP jurisdictions worldwide.

  • Litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution

    Dispute resolution lawyers throughout our international network represent global businesses on litigation, arbitration, mediation and regulatory matters.

  • Projects

    Allen & Overy’s global projects group comprises more than 70 partners globally and includes some 250 lawyers.

  • Public international law

    Public international law is of increasing relevance to our clients, both in contentious and non-contentious matters.

  • Public law

    Advising on both transactions and litigation, our public law team has proven its world-class expertise covering all aspects of public economic law.

  • Real estate

    We offer a global network of creative real-estate lawyers experienced in handling all types and stages of real-estate transactions.

  • Restructuring

    Our restructuring and insolvency team is made up of more than 130 lawyers specialising in restructuring across 42 offices globally.

  • Tax

    With more than 100 tax specialists across our international network, we are able to offer both domestic and cross-border advice wherever our clients need it.

Briefings from Allen & Overy

  • ITC reaffirms its power to bar digital file transfers

    The ITC has reaffirmed its power to ban electronic transmissions from the US where those transmissions infringe an intellectual property right or are otherwise based on an unfair trade practice.

  • Changes to French takeover rules

    A new French law, the ‘Law to recapture the real economy’ (‘Loi visant à reconquérir l’économie réelle’ or ‘Loi Florange’), was made on 1 April 2014.

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Analysis from The Lawyer

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No. of Lawyers (Asia Pacific): 357
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