Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
Throughout our international network, dispute resolution lawyers represent global businesses on litigation, arbitration and mediation matters.
We have broad experience in corporate risk and conflict management, advising senior level board members and executives of substantial corporates and banks. Our global network also includes many experienced former prosecutors, enabling us to represent clients effectively in the most difficult and sophisticated government investigations.
We provide a full and comprehensive service in most of the world’s major countries and have dealt with many of the problems generated by changes in the financial marketplace meaning that our network is ideally placed to handle the growing number of cross-border disputes. It is this ability to manage disputes around the world and to coordinate cross-border proceedings that persuades many of our clients to instruct us.
We actively pursue all avenues of dispute resolution available and advise clients on choosing the method most appropriate to them and to a particular matter. Our main priority is to resolve disputes quickly and effectively with as little disruption to business as possible – recognition of this is central to how we approach any matter.
News & insights
News: 09 JANUARY 2020
We have recently produced a client presentation on global trends in private M&A. Our findings draw on an in-depth analysis of more than 1,250 private M&A deals that A&O has advised on globally over the last eight years, looking at deal dynamics, execution risks and deal terms. This has given us exceptional insight into global and regional trends in market practice.Read more
Publications: 12 DECEMBER 2019
Allen & Overy’s Human Rights Working Group is pleased to announce the publication of the seventh edition of The Business and Human Rights Review.Read more
News: 10 DECEMBER 2019
When asked about global risks affecting their businesses, nearly three fifths (58%) of directors stated that technological advances (artificial intelligence and machine learning) are the most significant threat. This is according to the seventh annual Directors’ Liability report by international law firm Allen & Overy, in conjunction with Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), the global risk advisory and insurance broker.Read more
Publications: 04 OCTOBER 2019
A&O has marked the end of Q3 2019 with an outstanding performance in the M&A league tables; the result of advising on a number of complex, high-value transactions in a wide range of sectors and markets, around our global network in 2019.Read more
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Chambers Global 2018, Global wide Dispute Resolution
Difficult and high-stakes cross-border cases require the highest order of organisation and co-ordination, which the team delivered.
Chambers Global 2017, Global wide Dispute Resolution
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