UK Practice REGIONAL PRACTICES

For more than 30 years, WilmerHale has been recognised as one of the leading international law firms in London, providing advice at the interface of law, business and policy.

Our London office has nearly 50 lawyers. The office is part of an integrated European practice of more than 100 lawyers. Our London lawyers work closely with their colleagues in Brussels and Berlin, as well as with lawyers in our other offices. London boasts a premier team of UK-qualified lawyers, together with lawyers qualified in the United States and in many of the major European jurisdictions. The breadth of European and American legal traditions represented gives us a pronounced pan-European and transatlantic orientation that is reflected both in the work and the culture of the office.

As members of the premium practices listed below we work in close collaboration with colleagues in the United States, continental Europe and China to provide support to our clients internationally. Our lawyers are recognised as market leaders in:

International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
UK Corporate
Aviation
Labour and Employment
Intellectual Property
Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits
Technology Transactions and Licensing
UK Investigations and Criminal Litigation
Cross-Border Investigations and Compliance

For more than 30 years, WilmerHale has been recognised as one of the leading international law firms in London, providing advice at the interface of law, business and policy.

Our London office has nearly 50 lawyers. The office is part of an integrated European practice of more than 100 lawyers. Our London lawyers work closely with their colleagues in Brussels and Berlin, as well as with lawyers in our other offices. London boasts a premier team of UK-qualified lawyers, together with lawyers qualified in the United States and in many of the major European jurisdictions. The breadth of European and American legal traditions represented gives us a pronounced pan-European and transatlantic orientation that is reflected both in the work and the culture of the office.

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Pillman, Joe C.

Joe C. Pillman

Partner-in-Charge, London - Alder Castle Office

+44 (0)20 7645 2525 (t)

joe.pillman@wilmerhale.com

Andrews, David N.

David N. Andrews

Partner

+44 (0)20 7645 2533 (t)

david.andrews@wilmerhale.com

Born, Gary

Gary Born

Partner

+44 (0)20 7872 1020 (t)

gary.born@wilmerhale.com

Finizio, Steven P.

Steven P. Finizio

Partner

+44 (0)20 7872 1073 (t)

steven.finizio@wilmerhale.com

Holland, Paula

Paula Holland

Partner

+44 (0)20 7645 2518 (t)

paula.holland@wilmerhale.com

Holter, Michael

Michael Holter

Partner

+44 (0)20 7645 2574 (t)

michael.holter@wilmerhale.com

Miles, Wendy J.

Wendy J. Miles

Partner

+44 (0)20 7872 1000 (t)

wendy.miles@wilmerhale.com

Pillman, Joe C.

Joe C. Pillman

Partner

+44 (0)20 7645 2525 (t)

joe.pillman@wilmerhale.com

Pollard, Stephen

Stephen Pollard

Partner

+44 (0)20 7872 1006 (t)

stephen.pollard@wilmerhale.com

Schwarz, Franz T.

Franz T. Schwarz

Partner

+44 (0)20 7872 1025 (t)

franz.schwarz@wilmerhale.com

Speller, Duncan

Duncan Speller

Partner

+44 (0)20 7872 1084 (t)

duncan.speller@wilmerhale.com

Publications & News

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April 17, 2013

Selected 2013 Life Sciences Transactions

Recognized both globally and nationally as a leading life sciences practice, WilmerHale has four decades of experience representing biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device companies at all stages of growth, as well as venture capitalists and investment banks.

April 17, 2013

Selected 2013 Strategic Alliances, Joint Venture and Licensing Transactions

In 2013, our corporate, licensing, intellectual property and regulatory lawyers handled numerous strategic alliance, joint venture, licensing, collaboration, product development, outsourcing, manufacturing, distribution and similar agreements, including many significant deals that are helping to shape the future of science and technology.

March 11, 2013

When International Arbitration Meets Sharia

An article by Steven Finizio and Christopher Howitt, appearing in Commercial Dispute Resolution.

February 4, 2013

WilmerHale 2012 in Review

As another busy year gathers momentum, we are pleased to report to you on some of the firm’s key achievements of the past 12 months. In 2012, we were privileged to gain a fresh appreciation for the depth and breadth of our practices, the financial strength of our firm, and the loyalty of our remarkable clients, from our new vantage as co-managing partners. It was an exciting year, as our lawyers and staff responded with enthusiasm and dedication to the continued strong demand for our services, and our clients and friends showed their ongoing support in countless ways.

November 1, 2012

The New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards: A Commentary

October 30, 2012

Dr. Maxi Scherer Appointed Senior Lecturer and Program Director to International Arbitration Programs for University of London

October 25, 2012

Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court’s Pro Bono Honor Roll Includes WilmerHale

October 10, 2012

Former, Current WilmerHale Partners Elected to American Law Institute

September 24, 2012

Legal 500 UK 2012 Recognizes WilmerHale’s London Offices

July 23, 2012

Gary Born Appointed Honorary Professor at the University of St. Gallen

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