Established in 1893, Alston & Bird has a long history of serving clients who have cross-border transactional, dispute resolution, and advisory needs.
Our London office is for local work and is also (along with our Brussels office) an international hub for work in Europe and globally. To best serve our clients, we have lawyers qualified in the UK, EU, and New York resident in our London office. We emphasize active collaboration with our clients and adding value to their businesses, whether their need is local, regional, or global.
We focus on transactional, dispute resolution, and advisory work across the full range of industries and sectors. From our London office we serve multinational corporates, financial institutions, private equity, hedge funds, and corporate trustees globally, along with other enterprises ranging from startups, newly established and growing investment vehicles, FinTechs, and family-owned and local businesses that may not plan to transact beyond the UK or Europe.
When necessary, we supplement our focused Alston & Bird team with our established global network of relationships of firms and lawyers that have the specialties for any matter needed in any other jurisdiction. In discussion with our clients, we are able to select the best supporting resource for the matter in question.
Our London office capabilities include:
- M&A and joint ventures
- Securities / ECM and corporate governance
- Finance (including leveraged finance and structured and warehouse finance)
- Debt capital markets and high yield
- Corporate trust, agency, and asset servicing
- Financial restructuring and reorganization
- Investment funds
- Financial services and products
- Dispute resolution
- Payment systems
- Antitrust / competition
- Data protection, data privacy, and cyber