Asia Pacific Offices: Beijing, Hong Kong, Jakarta*, Melbourne, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo
International Offices: Abu Dhabi, Astana, Berlin, Boston, Bratislava, Brussels, Cairo, Chicago, Doha, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Helsinki, Houston, Istanbul, Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Mexico City, Miami, Milan, Moscow, New York, Paris, Prague, Riyadh*, São Paulo, Silicon Valley, Stockholm, Tashkent, Warsaw, Washington, DC.
White & Case is a global law firm with a longstanding presence in the markets that matter today. The firm’s on-the-ground experience, cross-border integration and depth of local, English and USqualified lawyers help clients work with confidence in any one market or across many.
Main Areas of Practice:
Clients worldwide seek the advice of White & Case antitrust lawyers. They count on the firm’s extensive experience in litigation against governmental authorities or private parties, counselling on delicate questions and comprehensive worldwide coverage of merger control regimes.
White & Case is a recognised leader in global leasing, asset-based financing and structured financial transactions and has pioneered many of the tax, legal and financial structures used globally.
Since White & Case’s founding, banking has been at the core of the firm’s practice. Today, it guides major banks worldwide on acquisition finance, commercial lending, project finance, bankruptcy and debt restructurings, and regulatory advice.
White & Case has a formidable reputation in the field of international securities and finance. Clients benefit from the firm’s capabilities in equity and debt offerings, sovereign issues, high-yield debt, securitisations, derivatives, investment funds, and regulatory and brokerdealer matters.
Clients entrust White & Case with their ‘must-win’ matters – disputes in which huge sums, invaluable patents and brands, and even out-and-out company survival are at stake. The firm has won major trials and appeals for clients in an array of industries, including financial services, pharmaceuticals, technology, sports media and entertainment, and consumer products.
Financial Restructuring & Insolvency:
White & Case represents clients globally in all aspects of restructurings, workouts and insolvency, including transactional and litigation matters in multiple jurisdictions and a wide range of industries.
White & Case was one of the first full-service firms to develop an intellectual property practice. White & Case protects and defend clients’ innovations, creative works and brands worldwide, advising on patents, copyrights and designs, IP audits and due diligence, licensing and merchandising, sourcing and technology, and privacy and data protection.
White & Case is the only leading global law firm with large and long-established arbitration teams in New York, Washington, DC, London, Paris, Geneva, Stockholm and Singapore, along with significant strength in other key cities including Frankfurt, Warsaw, Moscow, Miami, Mexico City, Seoul, Hong Kong, Sydney and beyond. With practitioners worldwide, the firm advises under virtually all substantive law worldwide.
Mergers & Acquisitions:
White & Case is among the world’s leading law firms in mergers and acquisitions. It advises corporations, financial institutions and private equity firms across a variety of industries, in all manner of complex cross-border and domestic M&A transactions. Its M&A lawyers are leading practitioners in all major jurisdictions around the world.
White & Case’s financial sponsor practice has a truly global reach, with market-leading service offerings in New York, London and Hong Kong, as well as fully integrated, full-service private equity practices in the entire EMEA region. It represents numerous preeminent large cap and mid-market sponsors, as well as their portfolio companies, in their domestic and cross-border transactions.
A recognised global leader in the innovation and impact of its work, White & Case is one of the largest providers of pro bono legal services in the world. The pro bono practice focuses on three core areas: access to justice for the indigent, advancing the rule of law and serving organisations with a social or environmental mission.
Project Development & Finance:
An innovator in project finance, energy and infrastructure law, White & Case offers market-leading advice on cross-border project structuring and development, financing, government regulation, M&A, construction and other contract issues across several sectors, including oil and gas, power, infrastructure, telecommunications and mining and metals.
White & Case is highly regarded for its skill in helping clients complete complex real estate financings and its in-depth experience with legal matters relating to real estate investment funds. Transactions acted on by the group include acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, portfolio sales and securitisation, financings and sales/leasebacks.
Tax lawyers and advisors are strategically located in financial centres and government capitals worldwide to provide timely, effective advice on evolving tax law and policies. The practice has provided clients with innovative, practical approaches to minimise tax liabilities on issues ranging from mergers and acquisitions to financings and investment fund transactions.
White & Case helps clients manage the risks and maximise the opportunities associated with the increasing regulation of international trade. Its full-service, interdisciplinary global trade practice is one of the world’s largest and most active in trade remedies and WTO law.
White & Case helps clients deal with government investigations and enforcement matters. With years of front-line prosecutorial experience, it has substantial experience defending clients through all phases of investigations and criminal and civil enforcement proceedings