Latham & Watkins

Commercial Law
About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins has more than 2,700 fee earners in offices across Europe, the US, the Middle East and Asia. Our non-hierarchical, collegiate management style and one-firm culture makes Latham & Watkins a unique place to work. Over 70% of the firm’s transactions involve five or more offices and the collaborative atmosphere is strengthened by the firm’s diversity.

Our award-winning London office is home to over 400 lawyers and recognised for its work advising some of the world’s leading corporates, financial institutions and private equity firms on their most significant transactions, disputes, and regulatory matters.

Our leading finance practice in London has earned an exceptional reputation in the market, regularly advising on all types of leveraged, acquisition and project finance work. We have market-leading experience in M&A, debt and equity financing, high yield, restructurings, recapitalisations, divestitures, data privacy and cyber security, and outsourcing. We also  offer comprehensive tax and environmental advice for complex multi-jurisdictional transactions and  disputes.

Our highly regarded London disputes practice boasts renowned litigators who focus on international arbitration, banking litigation, complex commercial cross-border disputes, competition, and white collar crime and investigations.

Between 2000–2018, our lawyers provided approximately 3.5 million pro bono hours globally in free legal services to underserved individuals and families and the nonprofit sector valued at approximately US$1.6 billion.

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