Skip to content
Skyscraper city scape at night with river

Our International Desks cover Austria, the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden), Portugal, South Eastern Europe (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia), Switzerland, Israel and the CIS (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan).

Our lawyers together with selected local counsel provide an integrated bespoke solution for clients doing business in these countries.

We advise clients and international organisations, investors, banks, governments multi-lateral organisations, export credit agencies and non-profit organisations on transactions across these countries.

We provide a full-service to clients including advice on mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, banking, microfinance and projects finance.

Areas covered:

News and insights

Aerial view of green fields

Publications: 30 June 2022

SFDR and Taxonomy Regulation – Latest Update and FAQs

As the start date looms for Level 2 requirements under SFDR and the product disclosure regime in the Taxonomy Regulation, firms are progressing their implementation projects.

Read more
List of crypto coin prices

Publications: 28 June 2022

Lost your bitcoin private key? Bitcoin developers are not required to grant you access

Buyers of bitcoin beware: if you lose your online banking password or PIN the solution is to contact your bank and ask for a new one. However, if you lose the private key to your bitcoin, the High…

Read more
People walking through corridor

Publications: 23 June 2022

Cross-border recognition of English restructuring plans

In these two articles, we consider developments in the cross-border recognition of English restructuring plans.

Read more
Skyscrapers in a modern city

Publications: 23 June 2022

Podcast: Will changes to advertising rules end the UK retail crypto bubble?

Part one: new Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidance

Read more

Our global coverage

Click on the regions in the map below to find out more about the jurisdictions we cover across the world.

  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • North America
  • Latin America
In addition to countries where we have offices, we also have a number of International Desks advising clients on large scale international transactions in Europe.

Visit country page

Global Experts and Markets

Image of Toronto city sky line with blue sky

Our Global Experts and Markets bring together lawyers from across Allen & Overy with significant experience of working on deals in key regions and markets – they support our clients with their business needs across any region by mobilising international teams as well as selecting and maintaining our ties with our chosen relationship law firms. As our network of relationship law firms has grown, we have committed to build an enduring bond that will bring value to them, us and ultimately to our clients.