9 Appold Street
London, EC2A 2AP

T: +44 20 7655 5000
F: +44 20 7655 5500
Year Opened: 1972
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Shearman & Sterling is recognized as one of the leading international corporate and commercial law firms in London.  Our ability to offer integrated English and US legal advice across a broad range of practices has made us one of the most successful US firms in the UK market.

In London, we represent major UK and international companies and financial institutions.  Our lawyers are acknowledged as market leaders in antitrust, asset management, banking and leveraged finance, capital markets, executive compensation and employee benefits, financial services, intellectual property, international arbitration and litigation, mergers and acquisitions, project development and finance, property, structured finance, and tax.

We are ideally placed to work closely with our offices in the Americas, continental Europe, the Middle East, and Asia to advise clients on complex corporate transactions.  These capabilities have contributed to substantial growth in the business and size of the office, making the London office instrumental to our European practice.

Our London office has been established for more than 30 years.  During that period, we have advised on many of the largest transactions in the London market, including most of the UK privatizations.  Our highly entrepreneurial culture is central to the growth of our practice in London.  Supported by our firm’s long history and global infrastructure, we provide our UK and international clients with a valuable combination of experience and innovation.