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DLA Piper LLP

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Benefits from a truly global platform, with offices in key business hubs and numerous emerging economies across six continents, which regularly advise clients on major international transactions. The firm offers:,• Extensive North American and European coverage, in addition to offices across Africa, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Australia.,• An impressively broad client base including those from the retail, telecommunications and manufacturing fields, among others.,• A reputation for mid-market and upper mid-market global M&A transactions, providing full-service support during and after closing.

Strengths

Interviewees are quick to highlight the benefit of its large international footprint. "DLA has a global reach like no other. I know recently the team have been active in China, Canada, Australia, the UK, Saudi Arabia and Romania. I do not know any other firm who can do this," remarks one source.

Another client says: "Working cross-border in multiple countries is definitely a strength of the firm. They have offices in almost all major cities, and the attorneys in the foreign locations are very responsive to a central request."

Another client highlights the strength of the UK group in managing the global network, saying: "They are excellent at using partner firms and coordinating. They deal well with complications and specialist products, and they coordinate out of London incredibly well."

Notable practitioners

US-based John Gilluly and Joseph Alexander and London-based Robert Bishop are co-chairs of the firm's global corporate practice.

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Corporate/M&A Department

DLA Piper LLP

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160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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