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We advise business clients, professionals, major insurers, Lloyds syndicates, intermediaries, brokers and loss adjustors in relation to insurance policy wording, claims and coverage disputes across many lines of business.

Our international services

To ensure the smooth running and growth of your organisation, both within and outside the UK, you will need a law firm with international expertise.  This is where we come in.

We are a member of the Baker Tilly International Network, a global network of independent legal, auditing and business advisory firms, whose members share our dedication to exceptional client service.

We provide in-depth expertise across key global sectors, and a suite of legal services at home and abroad. We see the world from the perspective of our clients and collaborate with our partners across countries, offices, service areas, and sectors, to help you succeed – no matter how challenging the circumstances.

Wherever you are doing business, you will have direct access to lawyers in over 111 territories around the world and the continued support of your dedicated Freeths legal team in the UK. In each country you will receive consistency of support and client service.

Global legal services with a local focus

We have expert services in every area of commercial law, from corporate M&A to business immigration, from IP protection to international trade disputes, from commercial contracts to international tax issues, from and much more.

We provide tailored advice pertinent to your industry and have a detailed understanding of focus sectors such as energy, life sciences, warehousing & logistics, retail, digitisation, technology and more.

Whether you are an overseas business setting up or maintaining a branch or subsidiary in the UK or trading with customers, suppliers or partners in the UK, or a UK-based business trading overseas, we can support you. We provide answers, not options. We are renowned for both our technical excellence and common sense.

Key contacts

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Philippa Dempster

Senior Partner & London Office Managing Partner

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James Hartley

Partner & National Head of Dispute Resolution

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Our international expertise

Our international expertise

  • We have global reach with a local focus and understanding
  • We are partnered with lawyers in over 111 territories – giving you local access to the legal expertise you need
  • We offer a full range of commercial and personal legal services, designed to enable your growth globally
  • You benefit from tailored, on the ground support, while having global reach
  • You benefit from multi-jurisdictional support in key global sectors including energy, transport & logistics, retail, life sciences, technology and more

If you would like to de-risk and enhance your business growth when operating in or expanding into new markets then we have the right team for you.

Areas of international trade expertise

  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Immigration
  • Business Structures
  • Competition and Anti-trust
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Construction, Engineering, Project Planning and Procurement
  • Corporate M&A
  • Data Protection, GDPR and Privacy
  • Debt Recovery and Enforcement
  • Employment
  • Financing and Funding for Dispute Resolution
  • Group Actions and Multi-party Disputes
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • International Trade Disputes and Litigation
  • Real Estate & Property
  • Taxation
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Whatever your legal needs, our wide ranging expertise is here to support you and your business, so let’s start your legal journey today and get you in touch with the right lawyer to get you started.


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