Clyde & Co is a global law firm with a pioneering heritage operating from 45 offices and associated offices across six continents. We have over 1,800 lawyers advising corporates, financial institutions, private individuals, and governments. The firm is the largest international firm in the Middle East and has a rapidly expanding network across Asia, The Americas and Africa, which is supported by our strong reputation for work in emerging markets.
We hire the best people in our chosen core sectors - genuine specialists. This combination of sector expertise and legal excellence allows us to provide the most innovative and commercial solutions to our clients.
Our long history of working with the world’s insurance markets has taken Clyde & Co into advising on the many facets of our core sectors - international trade, aviation, marine, energy and infrastructure. Our strategic aim is to be the best and most complete provider of legal services to businesses engaged in these core sectors.
As patterns of global trade have shifted, we have actively invested in our international network to meet the evolving needs of our clients and have always been early movers into key hubs of international commerce – as demonstrated by our offices and associate offices in Mongolia, Libya, Indonesia and Tanzania. Mirroring our clients across the spread of their operations we view the world from their perspective, fully aware of their ambitions and mindful of the commercial realities of their markets.
Clyde & Co's reputation in disputes, and particularly international cross-border disputes, is outstanding. We have the largest dispute resolution practice of any UK law firm and with our international spread we have become specialists in international arbitration in both developed forum and emerging market centres. We have a significant US and Canadian trial capability; a specialisation in financial institutions, shareholder and other commercial disputes; as well as deep experience of bilateral treaty disputes.
We are specialists in assisting businesses when they enter, operate and grow in emerging markets, helping them access capital and transact in the world’s capital markets. The firm has one of the largest dedicated global corporate practices based in New York, London, Dubai, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Our commercial team has a particular focus on IP, franchising, technology and outsourcing. We also have one of the largest employment practices of any City law firm, and have dedicated employment expertise across our entire international network.