Slaughter and May
Slaughter and May is a leading international law firm with a worldwide corporate, commercial and financing practice. The firm provides incisive advice while ensuring real value for money, and a professional service of the highest calibre. Slaughter and May is recognised throughout the business and legal community for its ability to help its clients realise and develop commercial opportunities, no matter how challenging the setting.
The firm prides itself on being different. A client-focused approach means that clients are central to its culture; and a multi-disciplinary philosophy ensures that lawyers have a broad understanding of many legal areas and can offer not only depth of expertise but also breadth of experience and sound commercial judgement.
The firm’s clients range from governments to entrepreneurs, from funds to leading banks, from retailers to entertainment companies and from industrial conglomerates to Premier League football clubs. It is trusted adviser to the largest UK and global public companies and acts for more FTSE 350 companies than any other law firm. The firm launched Collaborate, its first legal tech programme to enhance the firm’s engagement with the best new legal tech developers, to help shape the development of legal tech and to identify future efficiencies in the delivery of legal services more generally.
Throughout its history, Slaughter and May has both supported and practised entrepreneurialism and innovation. It recognises the value innovation can bring to complement its traditional strengths and support its lawyers to deliver the best in class, business-focused advice on which its reputation is built.
The firm’s initiatives include its emerging tech programme, its legal tech incubator, and its regular thought leadership publications and innovation and emerging tech blog. For Slaughter and May, innovation means using its creative problem solving skills to identify areas for improvement and find new ways of working which add value for its clients.
The firm advises on significant international mandates involving over 140 countries annually. The firm’s international approach is driven by the fundamental principle that complex cross-border matters require first-class legal expertise rooted in a deep knowledge of local practice, procedures and culture. The firm’s global reach matches its clients’ requirements wherever in the world that may be. It works with the best lawyers around the world and acts as lead international counsel to deliver innovative solutions to its clients’ challenges.
A reputation for excellence:
We have a global reputation for providing exceptional legal service.
We are known for our commitment to excellence and for our ability to find innovative solutions to the most complex of legal problems on an international scale. Our clients and peers recognise and value this.
Our reputation is consolidated by our rankings in the legal directories and by our pre-eminent position in numerous league tables. We act for more FTSE 350 companies than any other law firm. We have also received a number of awards both for our legal work and for our contribution to the world around us, including our commitment to diversity.
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