Multi Disciplinary Legal Advice
Taylor Wessing is a global law firm that serves the world’s most innovative people and businesses. Deeply embedded within our sectors, we work closely together with our clients to challenge expectation and create extraordinary results.
The firm acts for 32 of the world’s top 50 brands alongside some of the world’s most exciting start-ups, major overseas investors into real estate, and wealthiest families. A diverse client base allows Taylor Wessing to advise on more than just the law. Experts play an essential role in advising clients on investments, business growth and protection, while introducing them to new people, new markets and fresh perspectives that will help their businesses flourish. The firm has over 1,100 lawyers spanning 29 global offices in 17 jurisdictions.
The firm’s focus on the industries of tomorrow has helped it to develop leading expertise in four key areas:
Technology, Media & Communications, led by Mark Owen and Josef Fuss.
Our team’s clients range from start-ups to some of the largest technology companies in the world. Many have been clients of the firm since their inception, valuing our strategic, tactical and technical advice. Our offering is stacked with sector knowledge, expertise in disruptive technologies, and international connections with intermediaries and investors.
Life Sciences, led by Simon Cohen and Alison Dennis.
With a strong reputation in the fields of patent litigation, licensing, corporate, venture capital, R&D and regulatory, and an industry-wide client base, we can spot emerging trends in the sector. Our group consists of one of the strongest and best-known patent litigation teams in Europe as well as experts from regulatory, EU law, competition and corporate, all working together to provide tailor-made solutions for complex tasks.
Private Wealth, led by Ronald Graham and Nick Warr.
We offer a fully integrated service for the ultra-wealthy who need expert and joined-up advice on their personal wealth structures, international tax planning, commercial and real estate investments, reputation management and immigration issues. We act for many of the world’s wealthiest families, providing independent and sound advice based on insight and technical expertise. Our team is one of the few able to assist with an integrated service covering both business and personal needs.
Real Estate, Infrastructure and Energy, led by, Paul Lawrence, Richard Bursby, Emma Oakley and Chris Turley.
We look at real estate through a sector lense and provide a complete solution for real estate investors, developers and other participants in the built environment. We advise on the full life cycle of any real estate project and possess specialist skills in planning and environment, litigation, corporate real estate, real estate finance, residential real estate, acquisition and development. Whether domestic, cross-border or an offshore transaction, we’ve advised on some of the world’s most iconic buildings and landmark property projects and regularly act for overseas investors investing into real estate. We have teams with a specialist focus including hotels, and investment into offices, logistics and anything related to beds.
Our experience also reaches to those looking to invest into the UK market:
With UK offices in London, Liverpool, Cambridge and Shoreditch and our global presence, Taylor Wessing has been helping businesses to enter the UK market and to expand into other international markets for decades.
We understand the needs and requirements of businesses looking to set up and expand both organically and by acquisition. The Taylor Wessing team is passionate about helping inward investors with a soft landing on their entry to the UK market and doing so cost effectively using innovative fee arrangements.
Our team take 50-75 venture backed companies to the UK and EU each year – and this gives us a leading inward investment practice. Whether acting for some of the first companies from Silicon Valley in the early 1980s or advising US, Asian and Middle Eastern corporates on large scale acquisitions, joint ventures or entering the European market, we have a longstanding history and a proven track record in enabling set up and growth.
If you would like more details, please see our UK Check-in guide.
Patrick Robinson Senior Business Development Manager
Direct Tel: +44 (0)20 7300 4102
Mobile: +44 (0)752 105 2329
For further advice and assistance please contact:
Taylor Wessing LLP
5 New Street Square
020 7993 4255