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Our lawyers in London advise the world's leading businesses, financial institutions, governments and private individuals.

We regularly work on complex cross-border transactions, ground breaking new legal solutions and products, and help Allen & Overy's clients resolve their most difficult disputes.

The majority of our 2000 people in the UK are based at One Bishops Square in London. Allen & Overy's Belfast office, comprising our Legal Services Centre and Support Services Centre, opened in July 2011 and is home to around 400 of our people.

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News: 27 January 2022

Acquisition of River and Mercantile Group by AssetCo – A&O advising RMG

Allen & Overy is advising River and Mercantile Group PLC (RMG) on the recommended all share offer from AssetCo plc to acquire the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of RMG.

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Publications: 27 January 2022

FCA and PRA Enforcement Action: Trends from 2021 and Predictions for 2022

As the dust looks like it is starting to settle on the Covid-19 pandemic, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have been busy resuming their enforcement…

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News: 27 January 2022

Andy McGregor to join Allen & Overy’s Litigation practice

Allen & Overy continues to invest in its London Litigation and Investigations practice through the hire of civil fraud partner Andy McGregor. Andy joins from RPC, where he was Head of Civil Fraud. 

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Publications: 26 January 2022

National Security and Investment Act 2021: Impact on Real Estate

The National Security and Investment Act 2021 (NSIA) came in to force on 4 January 2022. We consider the risks posed to real estate investors and the implications for the real estate sector in the…

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A&O London office Covid-19 risk assessment

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Following consultation with staff representatives in our London office, and paying close attention to the government guidance first published on 11 May 2020 ‘Working safely during Covid-19 in offices and contact centres’, we have undertaken a comprehensive risk assessment and taken appropriate actions to minimise identified risks. As government guidance develops and the pandemic evolves, we will continue to review and update this risk assessment as necessary.

Our U.K Seminar programme

Now in its 24th year, this programme brings you the latest expert views and information on the big issues facing businesses today. These seminars give you direct access to our partners' knowledge and expertise and the guidance you need to tackle today's rapidly-evolving markets.