Gowling WLG

Gowling WLG is a leading UK-based international law firm.

Our clients have access to in-depth expertise in key global sectors along with a top-tier suite of legal services, from handling complex corporate transactions and high-stakes litigation to maximizing and protecting intellectual property assets and ensuring regulatory compliance. We have more than 500 lawyers in England, split between Birmingham and London, we have the depth and breadth to deal with almost all business law and family office needs.

Our sector focus areas are: automotive; aviation, aerospace & defense; construction & engineering; energy; financial institutions & services; infrastructure; life sciences; natural resources; real estate and tech. We pair this specific industry knowledge with renowned service area expertise to meet the unique needs of our clients.

We believe in the power of relationships to deliver tangible business results. Strong relationships not only help us better understand our clients' worlds, but they make us more attuned and responsive to their needs. We build strong relationships by fostering a culture at Gowling WLG that is, above all, about people and teams.

What our clients say about us:
"They consistently provide top-quality legal advice which is commercially-focused and in tune with our business and the markets in which we operate." CEO, Mercia Technologies PLC

"Weetabix has business interests across the globe and so we need to work with a team which offers a single global solution; servicing our interests across all continents.
Gowling WLG will do just that." General Counsel, Weetabix

"Develop relationships built on trust and openness, underpinned by sound legal advice and guidance delivered by highly professional and competent individuals." Client Feedback, Chambers 2019

Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

Legal Update
Last week the UK government imposed a ban on the parallel export of 80 "crucial" medicines, to ensure a continuity of supply to the National Health Service during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Legal Update
Taking an overly legal approach to property relationships while in the midst of this crisis will not achieve anyone's business goals. Enforcement and litigation at this stage of events may well be counterproductive to long term relationships and value.
Legal Update
On 17 March 2020 the Chancellor announced further measures (following those revealed earlier on in his March 2020 budget) including unlimited loans and guarantees to support firms and help them manage cashflows through this unprecedented period of peacetime disruption.

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction

England

Birmingham
London

Firm Offices in Other Jurisdictions

North America

Canada 
Ontario - Canada,
Hamilton Ottowa Toronto Kitchener, Waterloo Region Calgary, Alberta Vancouver, British Colombia
Québec - Canada, Montreál

Europe

Belgium, Brussels
France, Paris
Germany, Stuttgart
Russia, Moscow

Africa & Middle East

Middle East 
United Arab Emirates, Dubai

Asia-Pacific

China,
Beijing Guangzhou

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