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North America and Canada

The firm has extensive experience working throughout North America, led primarily from our offices in the U.S.

Our Latin America practice, which is led out of New York, works with Latin American clients and clients throughout the world on transactions and matters involving Mexico, South and Central America and Caribbean countries. Our lawyers together with selected local counsel provide an integrated customized solution for clients doing business in the region.

We advise banks, global organizations, funds, governments, export credit agencies and non-profit organizations on transactions across the region.

Our U.S. and Latin America practices have received impressive recognition in the regional Chambers Guides.

Our Canada practice acts as international counsel to leading Canadian pension funds, banks and corporates as they look outside of Canada for investment opportunities. We have supported them as they expand their horizons as well as working with our multi-national clients looking to do business in Canada.

Our global team consists of lawyers with an understanding and awareness of both international and Canadian markets and public and private sector expertise. See more information on our Canadian expertise here.

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News & insights

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Publications: 18 May 2022

Podcast: How brands should prepare for the Metaverse

What role does intellectual property play in the metaverse and do clients need to change their behaviour towards their brands and copyright?

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Publications: 11 May 2022

Webinar: Crypto 101

Cryptocurrency is changing our world and is here to stay. 

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Bees

News: 09 May 2022

A&O hires Dennis Quinio as Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer for the Americas

A&O today announced that Dennis Quinio has joined the firm as Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer for the Americas, based in the New York office. Dennis comes from international law firm…

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Publications: 05 May 2022

Podcast: Introduction to the Metaverse

What is the metaverse, who controls it and what does it look like?

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Our global coverage

Click on the regions in the map below to find out more about the jurisdictions we cover across the world.

  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • North America
  • Latin America
In addition to countries where we have offices, we also have a number of International Desks advising clients on large scale international transactions in Europe.

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Global Experts and Markets

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Our Global Experts and Markets bring together lawyers from across Allen & Overy with significant experience of working on deals in key regions and markets – they support our clients with their business needs across any region by mobilising international teams as well as selecting and maintaining our ties with our chosen relationship law firms. As our network of relationship law firms has grown, we have committed to build an enduring bond that will bring value to them, us and ultimately to our clients.