Sidley’s office in London, its largest in Europe, has served clients in the London market since 1974. The firm gained a significant advantage in 1994 when it began offering English law advice in addition to U.S. legal advice. Having lawyers qualified to practice in both jurisdictions for more than 20 years has enhanced our reputation for assisting global businesses and governments across a variety of industries.
Twelve practices and 22 lawyers recognized as leading in the United Kingdom. Client praise includes: “The service is excellent and they are very knowledgeable.”
Chambers UK 2020
English law is frequently chosen as the governing law in cross-border transactions spanning Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Our London office is the firm’s hub for coordinating such projects. Sidley’s clients in London include the world’s leading financial institutions, funds, life sciences, FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies.
Sidley Austin LLP is a registered limited liability partnership organised under the laws of Delaware and authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA No. 79075). A list of the names of the London office partners of Sidley Austin LLP is open to inspection at its principal place of business, 70 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8BE, and such persons are either solicitors, registered foreign lawyers, European lawyers or managers authorised by the SRA.
Separate partnerships, which are affiliated with one another, are responsible for the operations of Sidley Austin’s offices around the world. Further details about our partnership structure can be found here, under “Collective Designations”
We are committed to providing high-quality legal services to all our clients. If you are a client and have a complaint about the services provided to you by the London office of Sidley Austin LLP, including a complaint about a bill, please contact the partner handling the matter or your client relationship partner. If that does not resolve your complaint, you may use our complaints procedure set out below.
Sidley Austin LLP is not authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 but we are able to, in certain circumstances, offer a limited range of investment services to clients because we are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors' Regulation Authority, which has complaints and redress procedures.
The UK Modern Slavery Act came into force in October 2015 and requires large commercial organisations doing business in the UK to publish statements on their websites setting out the steps they have taken to ensure that slavery and human trafficking are not taking place in their own businesses or in any of their supply chains.
Sidley Austin LLP is committed to the constant improvement of our practices to prevent slavery and human trafficking from occurring within our business and supply chain. We expect the same high standards of our suppliers.
This statement is made on behalf of the London office of Sidley Austin LLP pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement.