UK Corporate TRANSACTIONAL

WilmerHale has "a number of bright lawyers who quickly get to the heart of the commercial issues" (Legal 500 UK, 2012).

Our well-established UK corporate and transactional team is an integral part of the firm's worldwide transactional practice. We have extensive experience working on cross-border matters, which gives us the expertise and in-depth knowledge to provide straightforward answers to the multi-jurisdiction business issues that our clients face.

In addition to offering advice on the full range of corporate legal services, the UK transactional practice has specialist expertise in the following areas:

  • Cross border M&A – the UK team handles transactions of the largest scope, working closely with our international offices to offer an integrated and efficient transaction team
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity – venture capital deals are the cornerstone of the UK Corporate practice and reflect the firm’s long-standing focus on technology, life sciences and entrepreneurial companies
  • IP Licensing and Transactions – we advise on all aspects of the protection and exploitation of intellectual property in the UK and EU
  • Employment and Employee Benefits – we provide employment, employee compensation and employee benefits law services across European borders
  • Establishing US Operations – we advise non-US clients seeking to initiate operations within the United States on the full spectrum of business formation, governmental registration, financing, intercompany agreement, immigration, employment and employee benefits services.

WilmerHale has "a number of bright lawyers who quickly get to the heart of the commercial issues" (Legal 500 UK, 2012).

Our well-established UK corporate and transactional team is an integral part of the firm's worldwide transactional practice. We have extensive experience working on cross-border matters, which gives us the expertise and in-depth knowledge to provide straightforward answers to the multi-jurisdiction business issues that our clients face.

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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

Pillman, Joe C.

Joe C. Pillman

Partner

+44 (0)20 7645 2525 (t)

joe.pillman@wilmerhale.com

McIntyre, Erika

Erika McIntyre

Counsel

+44 (0)20 7645 2586 (t)

erika.mcintyre@wilmerhale.com

Crane, Tamsin

Tamsin Crane

Senior Associate

+44 (0)20 7645 2590 (t)

tamsin.crane@wilmerhale.com

Fox, Shira

Shira Fox

Associate

+44 (0)20 7645 2524 (t)

shira.fox@wilmerhale.com

Ross, Andrew

H. Andrew Ross

Associate

+44 (0)20 7645 2591 (t)

andrew.ross@wilmerhale.com

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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.

April 17, 2013

Selected 2013 Technology Transactions

For more than four decades, we have represented technology clients in venture capital financings, public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions; handled their licensing, outsourcing, services, joint venture, development and distribution transactions throughout the world; protected their innovations through patent prosecution and portfolio development; defended their interests in enterprise‑critical patent litigation; and navigated regulatory issues vital to their success.

March 21, 2013

WilmerHale Advises Yandex in $607 Million Secondary Offering

June 25, 2012

WilmerHale Secures Major Deal for Nabriva Therapeutics and Forest Laboratories

June 6, 2012

Selected 2012 Technology Transactions

For more than four decades, we have represented technology clients in venture capital financings, public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions; handled their licensing, outsourcing, services, joint venture, development and distribution transactions throughout the world; protected their innovations through patent prosecution and portfolio development; defended their interests in enterprise‑critical patent litigation; and navigated regulatory issues vital to their success.

June 6, 2012

Selected 2012 Strategic Alliances, Joint Venture and Licensing Transactions

In 2012, 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.

April 5, 2012

Tim Corbett Selected as a 2012 American Lawyer Dealmaker of the Year

November 3, 2011

The Legal 500 UK Recognizes WilmerHale’s London Office

April 11, 2011

Preparing for the UK Bribery Act 2010

March 30, 2011

UK Bribery Act 2010: Publication of Guidance on Adequate Procedures

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