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Dentons is the world's largest law firm, connecting top-tier talent to the world's challenges and opportunities with 12,000 lawyers in 200+ offices worldwide. Our polycentric approach and award-winning client service challenge the status quo to advance client interests
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Firm profile for Europe 2022

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Europe 2022
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This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2022 USA 2022 UK 2022 Asia-Pacific 2022 Greater China Region 2022 High Net Worth 2022 FinTech 2022

About

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Global CEO: Elliott Portnoy
Global Chairman: Joe Andrew
Africa CEO: Noor Kapdi
Australasia CEO: Doug Stipanicev
Canada CEO: Tim Haney
China CEO: Yunwang Ping
Europe CEO: Tomasz Dabrowski
Latin America and the Caribbean CEO: Paloma Gómez
ASEAN CEO: Gerald Singham
UKIME CEO: Paul Jarvis
US CEO: Sonia Martin
Number of lawyers: 12,000+ in over 80 countries

Firm Overview:
Dentons is the world's largest law firm, connecting talent to the world's challenges and opportunities in more than 75 countries. Dentons' legal and business solutions benefit from deep roots in our communities and award-winning advancements in client service, including Nextlaw, Dentons’ innovation and strategic advisory services. Dentons' polycentric and purpose-driven approach, commitment to inclusion and diversity, and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client and community interests in the New Dynamic. www.dentons.com.

Main Areas of Practice:
Dentons’ lawyers and professionals provide services in the following practice disciplines and industry sectors:

Corporate and M&A: With a corporate practice that encompasses multibillion-dollar purchases of public companies, corporate governance and formation, venture and private equity investing, compliance and operations, and alliances and breakups in virtually every corner of the world, Dentons’ scope and reach is as broad as the universe of corporate interests.

Real Estate: The real estate practice at Dentons is the largest in the world, and advises real estate owners, investors and lenders on some of the most complex development, acquisition, disposition, debt and equity transactions undertaken in today’s market. Dentons’ hotels and leisure practice is consistently ranked among the best in the world.

Banking and Finance: Dentons covers every aspect of banking and capital markets transactions and regulation in the world’s leading financial centres. Dentons helps clients access and invest new sources of capital, develop and use financial products, structure financing transactions, comply with regulations, respond to investigations and resolve disputes.

Energy: Dentons has one of the world’s leading energy practices, covering North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Dentons guides clients on strategy, market entry, transactions, political and regulatory issues and dispute resolution. Its clients include oil majors, independents, distributors, power generators and utilities, financial institutions, public entities and large customers, new energy and old.

Insurance: Dentons’ lawyers represent global insurers on their most significant coverage claims, financial litigation and regulatory investigations. Dentons’ litigators are renowned for handling class actions challenging insurer business practices and disputes over the consequences of natural and man-made catastrophes, such as Hurricane Katrina and the World Trade Center.

Litigation, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration: Dentons’ highly reputable litigation and dispute resolution lawyers are particularly well known for helping clients resolve disputes in energy, construction and engineering, banking, restructuring and insolvency, life sciences and retail. The team is also highly experienced in EU trade disputes, investigations and international arbitration.

Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy: Dentons’ teams formulate strategies that result in the optimal solution for trustees, bondholders, investors, traders, debtors, creditors and creditor committees around the world as it pursues claims for clients through negotiation and litigation. Intellectual Property & Technology: Dentons’ lawyers identify, protect and help commercialise IP in the most highly developed markets — and in jurisdictions where IP laws and enforcement are still evolving. Dentons’ lawyers and technical/scientific advisors represent global corporations, academic and research institutions, inventors and artists, venture capital firms and others invested in patents, trademarks, copyrights and proprietary property.

Tax: With experience in worldwide jurisdictions, Dentons provides comprehensive tax advice to individuals, private companies, multinationals and other entities on tax planning, compliance, M&A structuring taxadvantaged investing, transfer pricing, disputes with tax authorities and more.

Competition & Antitrust: Dentons provides legal advice and judicial assistance in all aspects of national and EU competition law, consumer law, state aid, tender procedures and regulatory issues. Clients receive tailored, industry-focused advice on complex litigation, investigations by competition authorities, merger control, competition compliance, or commercial arrangements.

Sectors:
Capital: Financial Institutions, Insurance, Private Equity and Venture Capital, Real Estate, Private Individuals
Consumer: Consumer Products, Retail, Hotels & Leisure, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Technology, Media, Telecoms
Resources: Energy, Automotive, Industrial, Aviation, Rail, Infrastructure, Construction, Agribusiness, Forest Products, Mining
Government and Public Services

Europe

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2022 USA 2022 UK 2022 Asia-Pacific 2022 Greater China Region 2022 High Net Worth 2022 FinTech 2022

Contributions

Total 7 contributions

Trends and Developments

Merger Control 2022 in Germany

Authors: René Grafunder, Jörg Karenfort, Maria Brakalova, Josef Hainz

Law and Practice

Construction Law 2022 in Germany

Authors: Thomas Nebel, Matthias Hadding

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 113 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

Dentons advises Romgaz on the Acquisition of ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Romania Limited

Authors: Claudiu Munteanu-Jipescu, Douglas Humphrey, Torquil Law, Olympe Bory, Parisa Ahmadian, Elena Vlasceanu, Cristina Staicu, Renata Ionescu

Press Release

Dentons advises Beretta on the acquisition of Ruag Ammotec

Authors: Pier Francesco Faggiano, Anita Horváth, Marcell Szőnyi, Thomas Strassner, Richard Fagerer, John Flanigan, Nora Wouters, Michele Carpagnano, Maria Brakalova, Pascal Chadenet

Press Release

Dentons advises on the sale of Scalefast to ESW

Authors: Jean-Marc Grosperrin, Philippe Max, Daniel Vázquez García, Ilan Katz, Romain Picard, Alexis Doise, Emmanuelle van den Broucke, Katell Déniel-Allioux, Steeve Jaskierowicz, Mike Zolandz

Ranked Departments

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Belgium

Competition: EU
Band 5
Central & Eastern Europe

Banking & Finance
Band 2
Corporate/M&A
Band 1
Projects & Energy
Band 1
Real Estate
Band 1
Czech Republic

Banking & Finance
Band 1

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Ranked Lawyers

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Belgium

Competition: EU


Bertold Bär-Bouyssière
Band 5
James S Venit
Senior Statespeople
Yves Botteman
Band 6
Central & Eastern Europe

Banking & Finance


Mark Segall
Band 3
Mateusz Toczyski
Band 3

Corporate/M&A


Rob Irving
Band 1

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Top Ranked Lawyers

Senior Statespeople
James S VenitCompetition: EU
Eminent Practitioners
Arkadiusz KrasnodębskiEnergy & Natural Resources
Band 1
Agnieszka Stefanowicz-BarańskaCompetition/Antitrust
Otar KipshidzeDispute Resolution
Piotr MachnikowskiDispute Resolution: Arbitration
Avto SvanidzeGeneral Business Law
Edward BorovikovInternational Trade/WTO
Petr ZákouckýProjects & Energy
Aldona KowalczykPublic Procurement
Piotr SzafarzReal Estate
Andreas ZiegenhagenRestructuring/Insolvency
Anna Maria PuksztoRestructuring/Insolvency
Jiří TomolaRestructuring/Insolvency
Giangiacomo OliviTMT: Information Technology

Ranked Offices

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Paris, 112 Avenue Kleber
Paris, 5 boulevard Malesherbes
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One Fleet Place

London

Greater London

UK

EC4M 7WS

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