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

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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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