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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. Cross-border M&A and dispute resolution is regularly coordinated from the UK, and the firm's London office offers a diverse client base a gateway to its vast network of locations worldwide.
DLA Piper hosts technology-focused lawyers across a number of areas which are key for technology-based businesses in London. It is renowned for global outsourcing and IT projects and has a good reputation for advice on data protection, corporate/M&A, private equity, IP and a range of contentious issues. London is noted as a key coordinator in DLA Piper's global technology group and can offer clients a vast geographic range. Typical work sees the practice representing global tech brands in business law matters throughout Europe, the USA and further afield.
The team's ability to oversee cross-border data transfers is highlighted by a number of sources. One client reports: "They handle large, multi-jurisdictional data transfer issues. They provide good coverage and they know the issues well." Similarly, another interviewee adds: "The advice we received in respect of international data transfers was pragmatic."