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.
Sidley has also received 24 lawyer rankings, six of which are new or improved since the last edition. Client praise includes: “Sidley Austin really stands out for the quality of their advice and customer service.”
Chambers UK 2022
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.