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Field Fisher Waterhouse

European law firm, Field Fisher Waterhouse, provides commercial solutions across a range of industry sectors and has a particular focus on companies that are highly regulated such as those in the financial services sector.  The firm has over 150 partners, 220 other lawyers and nearly 300 support staff across offices in Brussels, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Paris, London, Munich, Manchester and Tokyo.  It also has an exclusive relationship with Italian firm, La Scala.

The firm has leading expertise in funds, banking, finance and financial services with strong regulatory law, litigation, partnership, tax and corporate support.

The firm has acted for more than 100 financial institutions over the past 40 years, representing a very significant proportion of their international client base.  These financial institutions have included funds, banks, investment managers, securities houses, brokers, dealers, custodians, depositaries and service providers and consultants to the financial services industry.

The range of markets covered is similarly broad and stretches from funds, insurance products, fixed income and equity markets as well as metals, energy and other commodities.  Many of their lawyers have themselves worked in the industry or have been on secondments to banks and financial institutions at least once in their careers so they understand the products and markets.

The firm advises financial institutions on the following areas of law:

  • financial services and funds
  • banking and asset finance
  • derivatives and structured finance
  • tax
  • dispute resolution
  • corporate
  • partnership
  • outsourcing
  • real estate
  • technology
  • employment and pensions
  • intellectual property

Field Fisher Waterhouse's commercial attitude, combined with their empowering and down-to-earth style, means their clients can trust them to provide them with the best possible legal solutions.

For further information about Field Fisher Waterhouse visit www.ffw.com.

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