Sidley’s London office, which opened its doors in 1974, has offered a combined English and U.S. law capability since 1994. Unlike most U.S. law firms in London, the majority of our 130 lawyers are English law qualified. This enables us to deliver a comprehensive range of high-quality legal services that meet the needs of clients conducting business in the UK.
Thirteen practices and 19 lawyers recognized as leading in the United Kingdom. Client praise includes: "They are fantastic and very responsive."
Chambers UK 2019
Our team has been involved in many highly complex and pioneering transactions across our principal areas of practice, which include structured finance, M&A, private equity, capital markets, restructuring, financial services regulatory, insurance, investment funds, dispute resolution, tax, competition/antitrust, life sciences and privacy and data security.
Our integrated relationship with the firm’s offices in the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, and the firm’s emphasis on global practice area groups, gives us an international reach that truly sets us apart.
Our team’s strength has earned us acknowledgement in numerous industry publications, including 13 firm rankings in Chambers UK 2019.