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United Kingdom

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: 12 AUGUST 2020

UK Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020: what the aviation industry needs to know about the new moratorium regime

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (the Act) which entered into force on 26 June 2020 represents the most significant insolvency reforms in the UK for a generation. 

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Publications: 10 AUGUST 2020

Pensions: What's new this week - 10 August 2020

Each week the Allen & Overy Pensions team, rounds up the latest legal and regulatory developments in the world of occupational pensions. Contact us if you would like to receive our podcast summary, or…

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Publications: 10 AUGUST 2020

Landmark ruling on rule against recovery of reflective loss

Marex Financial Ltd v Sevilleja [2020] UKSC 31, 15 July 2020 The Supreme Court has significantly narrowed the scope of the rule against the recovery of “reflective loss”. The rule now only applies to…

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A&O advises Network International on a placing of ordinary shares in connection with its acquisition of DPO Group to raise GBP205 million

News: 07 AUGUST 2020

A&O advises Network International on a placing of ordinary shares in connection with its acquisition of DPO Group to raise GBP205 million

Allen & Overy has advised Network International Holdings plc (Network International), the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa, on its placing of ordinary shares in…

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A&O London office Covid-19 risk assessment

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.