Linklaters

Corporate/M&A Department

Europe-wide
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What the team is known for Pre-eminent practice with an excellent reputation among European corporate and financial services clients for its handling of high-value transactions. Stands out for its ability to lead multi-jurisdictional M&A mandates both from offices in the major European financial centres and from offices in smaller jurisdictions. Well-regarded teams in Russia and Sweden are an additional source of outbound cross-border work allowing for co-ordination between Linklaters' offices in Europe and on a global scale. Notable strength handling big-ticket banking mergers. Widely perceived as a go-to firm for large-scale, multi-jurisdictional public and private M&A transactions, restructurings and joint ventures. Active across a range of sectors, including energy, TMT and life sciences.

Strengths One client appreciates the ease with which cross-border mandates are handled: "We especially value the international orientation of the firm - I have one contact and from them everything is co-ordinated."

Interviewees continue: "The international network provides us with great support."

Notable practitioners

Aedamar Comiskey is the firm's global corporate practice head and is based in London.