SPONSORS

DECHERT | GOLD SPONSOR

Dechert is a leading global law firm with 26 offices around the world. Driven by the principles of exceptional client service, creative thinking, and community, the firm focuses on solving the most complex and challenging situations facing its clients. We advise on matters of the greatest complexity, bringing energy, creativity and efficient management of legal issues to deliver commercial and practical advice for clients in the areas that bring most risks and require the most innovative thinking to solve. With a long history of successful trials, appeals, judgment enforcements and strategic settlements, Dechert is recognised as the go-to firm for some of the most challenging litigation, investigations, arbitrations, and regulatory proceedings in the world.
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ALIXPARTNERS | BRONZE SPONSOR

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LALIVE | BRONZE SPONSOR

Lalive

Lalive is an international and independent law firm based in Switzerland, with offices in Geneva, Zurich and London. It is renowned for its expertise and experience in international legal matters, dispute resolution. Our leading litigation team has an excellent track record defending the interests of successful individuals and companies in all types of high-stakes business or private disputes. Strategic and pragmatic problem-solvers, our litigators have expertise in crisis management, anticipating disputes and working closely with clients to prevent them.

We are strong advocates of best-practice risk and compliance management systems and our lawyers act as strategic advisors, project managers and troubleshooters to minimise clients’ exposure to prosecution or regulatory enforcement action. Our high-level expertise has earned us recognition as one of the leading dispute resolution firms worldwide.

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ORRICK | BONZE SPONSOR

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WALKER MORRIS | CONFERENCE SPONSOR

A distinctive & independent top 100 UK law firm. Valued by its clients for consistently delivering excellent results for them.

To achieve this we offer clients a single site, full service commercial law firm focused on providing a wide range of clients, nationally and internationally, with partner led high quality advice. The single site, national centre of excellence in Leeds that we have built offers significant advantages in terms of developing a strong team based culture within the Firm, with the inherent value and cost effectiveness that a Leeds base brings.

We are committed to supporting our clients with the best possible English law advice and to working with our trusted global network of leading independent law firms to ensure our clients’ international legal requirements and goals are met. We can offer the strength and depth of a major law firm and nationally recognised experts covering all key practice areas relevant to our clients’ businesses, including cross-border acquisitions, international arbitrations and supporting our clients’ international trade and projects.

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TEACHER STERN | CONFERENCE SPONSOR

Teacher Stern is a full-service commercial law firm. Founded in 1967 and with over 90 fee earners, the firm offers all aspects of dispute resolution, real estate work, corporate and commercial transactions, employment, immigration and tax law.

Client’s value the firm’s hugely talented and business-minded pool of lawyers with proven commercial acumen and their pragmatic, solutions-based approach. They are accomplished lawyers, who have the ability and determination to add value to clients’ businesses.

Teacher Stern’s client base includes UK and international corporates, entrepreneurial companies of all sizes and high-net-worth individuals both resident and non-resident in the UK. The Firm takes the time to gain a thorough understanding of clients’ businesses and their goals; and by adopting this approach, Teacher Stern provide clear and practical solutions that go beyond legal advice.

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SHOOSMITHS | NETWORKING SPONSOR

Shoosmiths is a major UK law firm with a network of 13 offices across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Our specialist team of litigation, international arbitration and dispute resolution lawyers help clients redress the balance – maximising value, minimising risk and enhancing reputations.

Through our unique advisory solutions and award-winning litigation services offer, we provide early practical and pragmatic advice to minimise risk and avoid disputes or prevent their escalation.

Client focus and commerciality are at the heart of our service promise and our lawyers are genuinely encouraged to make a difference in a way that is relevant to each individual client – whether that’s ways of working, pricing structures or innovative ideas that make a real commercial difference.

We’re also a firm with our feet firmly on the ground, with a clear understanding of our position in our communities, an energy and commitment to engage with those communities and a desire to help whenever we can. Social mobility, corporate responsibility, agile working and our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce reflecting the communities in which we operate, attracts lawyers who demand this alongside a fulfilling career in law.

As a result, although any dispute or crisis is unwelcome, clients enjoy working with our team – serious lawyers but with personality!

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