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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: 04 October 2022

Great Fund Insights podcast: Five questions on sustainability-linked fund financing

In this podcast, Greg Brown (Partner, London) and Joanna Pecenik (Counsel, Luxembourg) discuss the current regulatory environment across the UK and Europe for funds in the ESG space, how this is…

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Publications: 03 October 2022

Pensions: what's new this week - 3 October 2022

Welcome to your weekly update from the Allen & Overy Pensions team, covering all the latest legal and regulatory developments in the world of workplace pensions. This week we cover topics including:…

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Key regulatory topics

Publications: 30 September 2022

Pensions in Dispute - September 2022

Welcome to our quarterly pensions litigation briefing, designed to help pensions managers identify key risks in scheme administration, and trustees update their knowledge and understanding. This…

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News: 30 September 2022

Allen & Overy’s solicitor apprenticeship programme launches

A&O’s first cohort of solicitor apprentices joined the firm in September.

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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.