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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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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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News: 25 January 2022

A&O advising on the sale of Element Materials Technology

A cross-border and cross-practice team from Allen & Overy is advising Bridgepoint Group plc (“Bridgepoint”) and the shareholders of Element Materials Technology (“Element”) on the sale of Element to…

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Blog Post: 25 January 2022

FAQs: FCA “home visits”

In the context of reminding firms about its expectations for hybrid working models, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) reminded firms last year that it has the ability to visit “any location…

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Publications: 24 January 2022

When misappropriated cryptoassets disappear into the ether: key lessons in recovery

If someone runs off with your cryptoassets, recovering them can quickly become time-consuming and complex.

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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.