Described as a ‘Game Changer’ by the Financial Times’ 2015 report of the most innovative European law firms, Latham’s award-winning London office is recognised for its work advising some of the world’s leading corporates, financial institutions and private equity firms on their most significant transactions and disputes.
Clients describe the firm’s lawyers as smart, commercial and pragmatic. Latham’s teams use their considerable experience, creativity and drive to get deals across the line and find resolutions to clients' most complex legal issues.
The firm’s leading finance practice in London has earned a reputation in the market for an exceptional ability to transition seamlessly between all forms of senior and subordinated loan, bond, “bank and bond” and hybrid capital structures. The group regularly advises arrangers, lenders, sponsors and/or other borrowers on all types of leveraged and acquisition finance as well as project finance work. The practice also includes leading practitioners in derivatives and other sophisticated financial products.
Latham has market-leading experience in M&A, debt and equity financing, high yield, restructurings, recapitalisations, divestitures, data privacy and cyber security, and outsourcings. The firm offers comprehensive tax and environmental advice for complex multi-jurisdictional transactions and disputes.
The firm’s highly regarded London disputes practice boasts renowned litigators who focus on complex cross-border disputes, international and domestic litigation, civil fraud, banking litigation, international arbitration, public international law, export controls, as well as sanctions and crisis management.
Significant Deals and Disputes
Home to almost 300 lawyers, Latham is one of the top-ranked international firms in London and advises on some of Europe’s most significant deals and disputes, including: