Prominent private equity houses, financial institutions, and corporate clients turn to O’Melveny’s United Kingdom practice for its recognized strength advising on M&A and investment transactions, fund raisings and fund structuring, corporate finance, and dispute resolution.
Working closely with our colleagues in offices across the US, Asia and in Brussels, we are able to provide a coordinated and complete service for our clients.
- Our team works closely with clients to understand their business goals, guiding them through complex cross-border transactions including acquisitions, investments (both direct and into private equity and other alternative investment funds), divestures, joint ventures, and other strategic transactions. Our English and US-qualified corporate and tax lawyers based in our London office combine cross-border expertise with industry knowledge to serve through our global network the needs of corporates, private equity firms, asset managers, investment funds, and entrepreneurs.
- Our lawyers have extensive experience dealing with litigation and arbitration cases covering a wide range of industries, with particular expertise in the financial services, oil and gas, technology, and energy sectors. Our team regularly acts on complex, multi-million pound cases, representing prestigious and well-known corporations and sovereign States. We have conducted numerous ad hoc and institutional arbitrations in a variety of seats, and have represented clients in the English High Court. We also frequently work with our competition teams in Brussels, London, Asia, and the US to defend companies against competition law damages claims brought in the English High Court.
Investigations and Regulatory
- We advise clients in connection with economic crimes and regulation, including bribery and corruption, proceeds of crime and money laundering, and economic sanctions and export control regulations. Our lawyers have acted on multijurisdictional criminal and regulatory investigations and disputes for clients across multiple industries including financial services. We frequently advise clients in relation to the design and implementation of their compliance policies and provide training.
O'Melveny & Myers LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England (registered number OC307988), is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA number 407228). Please refer to www.omm.com/uknotice for important information on our regulatory position. The SRA Code of Conduct can be found at www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/handbook/code/content.page.
We operate in combination with our associated California, USA, limited liability partnership, O'Melveny & Myers LLP in the following offices: Beijing, Brussels, Century City, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Newport Beach, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, DC.
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