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A firm frequently endorsed for its geographic reach, DLA Piper is highlighted by sources as delivering an integrated approach to an array of transactional and contentious proceedings. Across its network, the firm has a strong commitment to sector groups and industry-focused expertise, with retail, pharmaceuticals and technology representing key areas of focus.
With a solid London presence that is bolstered by its vast global footprint, DLA Piper is suitably equipped to handle cross-border disputes originating in or outside the UK. Its banking litigation practice is experienced in mis-selling claims and fraud-related disputes. The firm is additionally experienced in product liability matters, particularly within the food sector. International arbitration is another area in which the firm is experiencing a growing reputation globally, with the London office hosting a number of lead partners in the firm's integrated arbitration platform. It is particularly active in multi-jurisdictional disputes within the energy, natural resources and infrastructure sectors. Utilising its extensive network of offices, the team frequently engages in disputes arising from Africa, Europe, Central and South-East Asia and the Middle East.
"Internationally, DLA Piper have some excellent people,"one source reports.